Delaney Kizer Sr. |

Delaney Kizer Sr.

Delaney Kizer, 79, passed away June 12, 2008 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. Delaney was born Oct. 19, 1928 in Dresslerville to Martinez and Gladys Kizer. He was a lifelong resident of Gardnerville.

Delaney enjoyed traveling. He also enjoyed watching his sons and grandchildren participate in sporting activities.

Delaney was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Kizer and two daughters, Virginia Kizer and Marcia Lynn Kizer-Schurz.

Delaney is survived by sons Mark Kizer, Walter Kizer and his wife Rose, Leroy Kizer, Delaney Kizer Jr., Craig Kizer and his wife Alicia, all from Dresslerville, Darrell Kizer, and Clayton Kizer and his wife Angelea from Stewart and Matt Kizer and his wife Karen of Marin County, Calif.; daughters Lenora Kizer of Indian Hills, and Amelia Kizer and Minerva Kizer, both from Dresslerville and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A visitation for Delaney will be 6-8 p.m., at Walton’s Chapel of the Valley. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Dresslerville Gym. Burial will follow at the Stewart Cemetery.

Walton’s Chapel of the Valley has been entrusted with his final arrangements.