Howard E. Kietz, Sr.
Funeral Time: Thursday, May 6th at 2:00PM
Howard Ernest Kietz Sr., 92, of Lexington, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021. He was born January 4, 1929 in Etna, PA. Howard was preceded in death by: his parents, Ernest and Emma Nickel Kietz; his wife, Lois Faye Bolton Kietz; infant daughter, Reba Kietz; daughter, Vickie Kietz; and grandson, Michael Cleary. He is survived by: his daughter, Rita (David) Cleary; son, Howard (Leann) Kietz, Jr.; his grandsons, Brian (Piper) Cleary, Stephen Kietz, Jonathan Kietz, Seth Kietz; and great-grandchildren, Dana Maynard, Samantha Sweeney, Eli Cleary, and McKenzie Cleary. Howard served his country during the Korean War. He was an electrician at Spangs Steel Mill in Pennsylvania and then moved his family to Lexington, KY and worked and retired from Square D. He was a praying man who loved Jesus, his family, dogs, gardening, grocery shopping, fixing and building virtually anything and everything. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home-Harrodsburg Road. Visitation will be 1-2 pm Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Memorials are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) local branch, Louisville, KY (dav.org).