Dale Eugene Hiser


Dale Eugene Hiser, 75, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, in a Chattanooga hospital.

Dale was born in Hays, Kansas, and he was the son of the late Bessie Smith Hiser and Grady Hiser. His sisters, Bonnie Bain and Freda Lambert; and his brothers, Marvin Hiser and Roy Hiser, also preceded him in death.

For 51 years, he served in management for several large manufacturing companies, including Cessna Aircraft, Copeland-Emerson, Lexington Furniture, Maytag/Whirlpool and La-Z-Boy. Dale enjoyed the outdoors, including fishing, hunting, golf and boating. He was a member of the ELKs Lodge, NRA and Pheasants Forever. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cleveland.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Wilma Pywell Hiser of Cleveland; son, Shawn Hiser of Cleveland; daughter, Dayla Hiser Rainwater (Clark) of Cullman, Alabama; grandchildren, Kelsey Rainwater and Tucker Rainwater; sister, Gail Botinelly (Joe) of Wichita, Kansas; and numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted at 4 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Chapel, with Pastor Matt Nail (Friend) and Pastor Curt McKee officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. EST on Monday at the funeral home.

Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. CST on Dec. 3 at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Palco, Kansas.

The family will receive friends at the Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home in Plainville, Kansas, from 10 to 11 a.m. CST on Dec. 3.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the American Heart Association by going to, or to your favorite charity.

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For family and friends who cannot attend the service in Cleveland, you may watch the service by livestream at



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