Tina Kisner, 49, of Oelwein passed away on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. Tina gave as generously in death, as she did in life, by donating through the Iowa Donor Network. A celebration of Tina’s life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday April 23, 2016 at Oelwein City Park. Memorials may be directed to her family.
Tina Christine Kisner was born on November 11, 1966 in Waterloo to parents Kenneth Pittman and Connie Begley. She attended East High School in Waterloo. On September 28, 1985 she was united in marriage with Paul Kisner at George Wyth State Park in Waterloo. They later divorced but remained very good friends. Tina had worked several years at Triangle Plastics in Oelwein as well as at the Water Tower in Waterloo. She enjoyed cooking and baking, crafting, playing games, her furry four-legged friends and time with her family, especially her granddaughter.
Left to celebrate Tina’s life is her daughter Ashley Kisner of Oelwein; her granddaughter Shyla Kisner; her parents Kenneth (Pamela) Pittman of West Union and Connie (Jeff) Hoffman of South Dakota; her grandmother Nana Begley of Dike; her sister Holly (Lamar) Sayles of Waterloo; her brother Mark Shinneman of West Union; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; her ex-husband Paul Kisner of Oelwein; as well as the many who knew her as Mom, Nana and TT.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Wayne and Pauline Pittman and Emmery Begley; and her uncle Eddie Begley.