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John David Kaeser, 84, of Truxton, Missouri, Passed Away in a Motorcycle Wreck

John David Kaeser, 24, of Truxton, Missouri tragically passed away in a motorcycle crash. He was an incredible individual and will be deeply missed by many.

He is the son of David and April Kaeser. Survived by his parents, sisters Jessica Effinger and Kristen Fernandez, nieces Raeleigh Joy, Blakelyn Alivia, and Juniper Wren Drerup as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins, he leaves behind a legacy that will last forever.

Early Life and Education

John Kaeser was born on May 14th 1932 in Marion, Illinois to John Fredrich and Elsa (Weber) Kaeser.

He married Romelle Harris in 1954 and they had two children, Steven Dale Kaeser and David John Kaeser.

They were the parents of many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as being active members in Zion United Church of Christ in Marion where he served on its council for many years.

He was an integral member of his community and practiced dentistry for over 45 years. Additionally, he taught school and served as coach for the Marion Youth Baseball League. When not working or coaching, he enjoyed spending time outdoors on his motorcycle. Most importantly, however, was his generous spirit – he often helped those in need through his generosity of spirit.

Professional Career

John Kaeser has been a top executive at BSH Home Appliances Corporation for two decades. During that time, he held several prominent positions such as vice president of sales in the west and senior director of product and brand marketing.

Kaeser has earned a reputation for being an innovative thinker and business developer who uses creative approaches to propel companies forward. As senior vice president of sales for national accounts at BSH, he is responsible for crafting long-term plans to maximize revenue and profitability.

He has lived in Marion since 1950 and is a lifelong member of Zion United Church of Christ. When not at church, he enjoys reading, camping and drumming for his favorite band.

Achievements and Honors

John Kaeser was an exemplary dentist and educator, as well as a member of several professional, community and civic organizations.

Throughout his career, he earned many distinctions. He was a member of the Illinois Dental Society, Southern Illinois Dental Society, Rotary International and Marion Cultural and Civic Center Foundation.

He served on the board of directors of Community Savings and Loan Association. Additionally, he was active in Marion Unit 2 School District where he served as president for several years.

He was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Strategic Management Society, an accolade given to those who have demonstrated sustained strategic leadership and innovation that has profoundly altered strategy practice across business cycles.

Personal Life

John Kaeser had a close-knit family and an intense devotion to his faith. He generously donated his time and talent to causes such as St. Louis Children’s Hospital, becoming an inspiring ambassador for its mission of aiding others.

He also assisted those in need by providing them with food. His work was at Off Broadway’s Hub on Mallon, a warehouse that supplies produce to area food pantries and banks.

John married Romelle Harris in 1954 and they have two children, Steven Dale Kaeser and David John Kaeser. Elflora Aikman serves as Executive Director of Marion Senior Citizens Center while Richard Walter Kaeser served in Viet Nam War before marrying Vicki Aikman – daughter of Elflora and Sam Aikman – in November 1972.

Net Worth

John Kaeser has an estimated net worth of $50-74K. He serves as CEO of German technology conglomerate Siemens, where he oversees all global operations. John has been with the company since 1987 and previously held various business administration management positions before being promoted to CEO.

Kaeser has revolutionized Siemens from a light bulb conglomerate into an innovation-driven company with an emphasis on smart buildings and factory automation. He also encouraged investments in Russia and Asia despite strong opposition from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and when he visited Russia in April 2014 he reaffirmed their decision to continue doing business there despite international criticism of Putin’s actions. Additionally, he hosted numerous high-profile leaders from both Americas and Europe during his tenure at Siemens.

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