Michael P. Kies, beloved husband, father, son, brother, age 51, passed away peacefully on Dec. 16, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Kathy, and his son, Ken. He was the son of Col. (Ret) Robert H. Kies and the late Ruby B. (Cox) Kies. Survived also by his brothers, Robert Jr. and Kenneth (Kathleen); sisters, Kathleen Cote and Pamela Wilkerson; father and mother-in-law, Charles and Lucille Dove; brothers-in-law, Glenn Saeger, Chad and Ken Dove.
Michael completed undergraduate and graduate studies at Ohio University and was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He spent his adult life in the fields of sales, marketing and business management. His family, gardening, and vacations, especially to Disney World, were the most important things to him.
Visitation 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 4125 Woodbury Dr., Woodbury. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with visitation one hour prior. Interment Cottage Grove Cemetery.
Wulff Woodbury, 651-738-9615.