He was born on Oct. 18, 1928, in Pontiac, Mich., to Ira Earl and Zella (Detwiler) Misener. As a young boy, he grew up in Nevada, Mo., where he attended school.
While serving in the U.S. Army, he was stationed in Germany.
On Aug. 12, 1950, he married Dorothy Williams in Bentonville, Ark. The couple lived in Tulsa and western Kansas before settling in Parsons, where they raised their family.
For many years, he worked for Meadow Gold in Parsons until the plant closed. He then worked for Dayton Superior as a truck driver until retiring.
He was an active member of Church of the Brethren, where he served in various capacities and also coached girls’ softball teams. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Parsons.
He enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting and a good game of golf with his brother, Earl. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and had a great sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Misener of the home; a son, David Misener and his wife, Sandy, of Parsons; three daughters, Jane Aronhalt of Bedford, Texas, Gloria Ewing and her husband, Chuck, of Mount Pleasant, Pa., and Kathy Misener of the home; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy Misener and his wife, Darlene, of Union, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Misener; a sister, Anita Murphy; and a granddaughter, Trisha Lynn Ewing.
Following cremation, the service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.