|By Lulan Gregg (Unregistered Guest) on Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 04:27 pm: Edit|
Robert Keiser will be interred at the Johannesburg, CA. cemetery on 22 Jan 2010 with full Military Honors
|By Kenneth W. Minton (Ken_minton) on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 08:45 am: Edit|
Lulan, It's sad to see this patriot and veteran pass on. I know you've worked hard to see him awarded the MOH, for his heroic actions. I'm sure God will reward him for his courage and sacrifice.
|By Lulan Gregg (Unregistered Guest) on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 - 03:49 pm: Edit|
SP-6 Robert F. Keiser (Known as "Cowboy Bob"), age 85, passed away at 3:21 AM on 28 Dec 2009. Bob spent his entire military career as a Military Policeman and Army Criminal Investigator (since 1947), retiring in 1965. In WWII he served in New Guinea and the invasion of Luzon, in the Philippine Islands. During the Korean War his actions saved hundreds of men of the 2nd Infantry Division when they were trapped in N. Korea on 30 Nov 1950, for which he was recommended twice for the Medal of Honor, the latter currently under consideration by the Military Awards Board. Bob was a member of the CIDAA, 2nd Inf Div Korean War Veterans Assn, Korean War Veterans Assn and a life member of the VFW. Bob was born 5 Oct 1924 in Canton, Ohio and spent his entire boyhood and retirement years in the Mojave Desert. He was a Rancher, Rodeo Star, and Expert Tracker, escorting hunters thru the entire Sierra Mountain Range. Bob leaves his wife Pam of Randsburg, CA., daughter Kathleen Denton of Cape Coral, FL., brother Albert Rearden of San Bernardino, CA., two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral with full military honors will be held at a later date, to be announced.