Garnette Kaiser, age 98, entered in rest on January 30, 2020. She was born May 8, 1921. Garnette was preceded in death by her parents Paschal and Blanche Rogers, her siblings Paschal G. Rogers Jr. (wife Melva), Lester D. Rogers (wife Arminta), Hargis G. Rogers, Laura Hewson, and daughter, Garnette Kaiser Lamm. Family members left to cherish her memory are her children and their spouses, Barbara Kaiser Bean (Fred Bean), Sharron Kaiser Brake (Douglas Brake), Robert L. Kaiser Jr., Michelle Kaiser Wallish (Patrick Wallish), 9 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 1 great, great grandchild, sister in-law, Mary Lou Woofley, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a loving and devoted mother and caring neighbor. Once her children were all in school, she had a successful career at Joske’s Department Store and the book bindery at Kelly A.F.B. The family wishes to thank Marsha Strait, a dear and loyal friend to us all, for her help and care. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 4, at 10:00 AM at Meadowlawn Memorial Park. Interment will follow immediately at San Jose Burial Park.

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  1. Such great memories spending time with Aunt Garnette and the family. Remember Aunt Garnette showed my how to fold diapers and there were many but lots of play time with my cousins. thank you for the memories.

  2. My favorite memories with Granny were when I got to spend the night at her house and I’d wake up to the smell of sausage biscuits being made the next morning ☺️ She was loved by so many and will be deeply missed. Rest In Peace Granny💕

  3. Granny, how I will miss you. I have such fond memories of watching Matlock and Bob Ross paint his “happy little trees” with you when I stayed at your house and of course, how could I forget your home made biscuits! You are a true inspiration to working mothers everywhere. You raised five wonderful children in a two bedroom, one bathroom house and everyone managed to stay sane. I love you. Your granddaughter, Sarah

  4. I just saw Mrs. Kaiser’s daughter Michelle at the services for Elma Elmer. We were talking about the fact that all of Mrs. Kaiser’s children were Colonels in high school—-the 4 girls all Colonels of the Cheroketts and her son Colonel of the ROTC—-now that’s quite a Mom to raise 5 children to become the leaders of their school organizations. Rest In Peace Mrs. Kaiser and peace and comfort to her family.

  5. Rest in peace, Mrs. Kaiser. Many memories with our Eastwood Village family. Prayers and peace for the family! 🙏

  6. I didn’t have the privilege of knowing Mrs. Kaiser, but I did know Garnette and Barbara. Barbara and I worked closely together when she served on the ECISD school board. I also was privileged to teach one of her granddaughters, Michael. Prayers for her family.

  7. I love you, Granny. You were stronger, braver, and more caring than any other woman I’ve ever known. I pray that God has met you at those pearly gates and welcomed you into His eternal home, and I pray to meet you when we get there. Thank you for passing down your courage and love to my children and I. You lived a life of determination and strength, and I will always thank God for the love you showed me through those back-scratches and graham-crackers you gave us every Sunday afternoon; through the deep conversations we had in the quiet and late of night of The Truth when you came to live with us. May your soul celebrate your eternal life with your loved ones gone before, and may our souls still Earth-bound celebrate the legacy you’ve left behind. I love you so very much.

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