Thomas F. Kiesling 2013

Thomas F. Kiesling of Azle died June 18, 2013 peacefully at his home with family by his side. He was 73 years old.
A funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Azle July 1st at 11:00 am. Burial will be at DFW National Cemetery July 2nd at 2:30 pm.
Thomas was born in Lansing, Michigan and moved to Texas in 1971. He retired from Tarrant County Precinct 4.
Thomas served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1963 and received an honorable discharge. He was stationed throughout the Pacific on both the U.S.S. Epping Forest and U.S.S. Point Defiance.
He enjoyed hunting, building, racing cars, reading books and hanging out with family and friends in his man cave.
The family would like to thank Frieda and Heartland Hospice.
Survivors include daughters Shirley Peterson and husband Kurt of Arlington, Sherry Goodrich and husband Rick of Azle, son Tom P. Kiesling and wife Omega of Azle, sisters Sandra Burgess and husband Bob, Rosemary Scarcella, Janice Riggle and husband John, Julie Dansby and husband Terry, all of Michigan. Thomas had 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Thomas was preceded in death by his wife Karen of 53 years, his daughters Margaret Kiesling and Tammy M. Kiesling, brother Larry Lee Kiesling and parents Arlo and Mary Kiesling.