HOWARD LEE KISLING
February 24, 2021
Howard Lee Kisling of Centennial, Colorado, died after a short illness February 8, 2021, at the age of 90. He was born on December 5, 1930, to George and Elizabeth (Mott) Kisling on a farm near Burlington, Oklahoma.
Howard left tiny Hazelton, Kansas, where he was one of nine in his 1948 high school graduating class. Upon ROTC graduation from Kansas University in 1952 Howard became a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force. Stationed in frigid Limestone Maine, 1st Lt. Howard Kisling liked to say he "ran a mess hall." Later in life we learned that that mess hall was in a nuclear weapons d...