Michael Arthur Kaiser

Sept. 13, 1948 April 18, 2015

Michael Arthur  KaiserMichael Arthur Kaiser of Tucson, Ariz., was born September 13, 1948, in Waukesha, and passed away on April 18, 2015, in Tucson.

He is survived by his wife, Claudia; stepson, Todd (Melissa) Krauss; granddaughter, Jillian Krauss; brothers, Dennis (Gale) Kaiser and Ron (Cheri) Kaiser; mother- in-law, Emma Keske; sisters-in-law, Connie (Duane) Butolph and Teri Cotton (Uli Falatyk); brothers-in-law, Robert (Andrea) Hetzel and Steven (Lynn) Hetzel, John Crawford; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased in death by his father and mother, Raymond and Jean Kaiser; sisters-in-law, Judith Martin and Sandra Crawford; and brother-inlaw, Larry Martin.

Mike spent 37 years as a designer at We Energies and Tucson Electric Power. He was also a mentor to the design apprentices at TEP for many years. Mike spent 25 years as a drummer in the Midnight Flyer Band in Wisconsin with his brother Dennis and close friends John Eske and Mark Morgans.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, May 23, from noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association www.PHASSOCIATION.org.

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