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“Marty was a good friend through out our years in the Seabees. I can only offer my sincerest condolences to Pamela and the rest of his family. He...Read More »
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“Rest in peace my friend you are loved and missed . We will always remember you're smile and how you had fun here at the Marriott. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Dennis Tracy - Ventura, CA

“So worked with Marty for over two years at the Marriott. He was a no nonsense kind of guy. A great sense of humor. It never felt like we working even...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: George Murry - Ventura, CA

“My heartfelt condolences to the Kiel Family. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Ps. 147:3. ”
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“Offering our deepest sympathies during this time. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: The Staff of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home - OH

“I'm still stunned to be praying with sympathy for the Kiel clan so soon, so I cannot even imagine how heartbroken you all are. May your faith...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Cindee Case - Canfield, OH

Martin Robert Kiel, 57, of Ventura, CA, died suddenly Friday, December 9, 2016.

He was born January 28, 1959 in Akron to James Bernard and Kathleen (Braun) Kiel. He served as a Chief Petty Officer with the SeaBees of the US Navy. The Navy took Martin to places such as Spain, Port Hueneme CA, Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, and to Louisiana where he helped with the construction of the Louisiana Medal of Honor Park and Museum. After retirement from the Navy, he was a journeyman carpenter with Union Local 0150 out of Camarillo CA.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela (Casello) Kiel, whom he married on March 20, 2014; siblings, Brian Kiel of San Diego, CA, Dennis Kiel of Akron, Roger Kiel of Akron, Kevin (Diana) Kiel of Fairport Harbor, Peggy (John) Dolensky of Akron, Chris (Jennifer) Kiel of Durango, CO, and Carol Redford of Sharon Twp.; nieces and nephews, Deven, Jessica, Jeffrey, Danielle, Margaret, James, Henry, Peter, Mary, Martha, John Paul, Izzy, and Sean; great nephews and great niece, Jacob, Cody, Macen, Wyatt, and Destinee. He was preceded in death by his father, James Kiel on October 1, 2016.

Calling hours will be held 5:30-7:30pm Thursday, December 22nd at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, December 23rd at St. Patrick Church with Father Richard Pentello officiating. Burial will be held at Restland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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