Herkimer - Tillie Kiesel, 98, of Herkimer, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in the Presbyterian Home with her family by her side.
She was born in Barton, Ohio on January 13, 1921, the daughter of the late Jacob and Rose Korba. Tillie was employed as an Assembler for Par Technologies in Utica for many years.
Tillie is survived by one daughter, Jane Johnson of New Hartford; one brother and sister in law, Adam and Lucille Korba of Havre De Grace, MD and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph Korba and Nicholas Korba and three sisters, Ann Warkowski, Julia Scram and Helen Donadio.
A memorial service will be held privately at the convenience of her family. Funeral arrangmenets are under the direction of the Petykiewicz, Iocovozzi & Burns Funeral Home 329 S. Washington St., Herkimer. In keeping with Tillie's wishes, there will be no public calling hours. Spring interment will be in Mountain View Memorial Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Tillie’s online memorial page by going to www.iocovozzifuneralhomes.com