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In Tribute to Michael Kiefer
25 years old.   Residence: Hempstead, N.Y.
Died in World Trade Center

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I will never forget your kind eyes and warm smile. Thanks for being you. Your family has and always will be in my heart and prayers. Love, Janine

*** Posted by Janine Kalesis on 2009-09-11 ***

Eight long years and to those closest to you, always remember that we will never forget that horrific day and the sacrifices that were made to help others. Our hearts will remain a bit broken, but still strong enough to hold love for you and yours.

*** Posted by Julie on 2009-09-11 ***

Rest in peace, Michael! Thank you, and you will never be forgotten!

*** Posted by Jay on 2009-09-11 ***

My thoughts are with you and your family. Mike was a wonderful light and will always be remembered.

*** Posted by Shannon St. Mary's Class of '95 on 2009-09-11 ***

Each year on this day, I remember it like it were yesterday. Just 8 miles from the Pentagon, and the madness of it all. I then think about people like Mike, who were doing all they could to save people. Some people are just meant to do certain things in life, and Mike was one of those people.

We were good friends through grammar school and the early part of HS, but as with many things in life, you drift apart over the years for various reasons. I knew Mike would one day be what he wanted, since no one I ever knew, or know to this day had more passion, dedication and perseverance to do so.

Mike came from a good family, and good families build good people. I have some regret/guilt, whatever you want to call it, that we didn't stay as close, but I think of him often, and know that he's free and with God where he belongs.

God bless, Mike.

*** Posted by Pete Radloff on 2009-09-11 ***

We received a ten-dollar bill today in Leesville, Louisiana. After seeing the stamp, we had decided to keep it in remembrance, but after reading this, we will pass it on. We will always remember those who lost their lives on that day and their families who lost so much. God bless you all, and please know that you and yours are remembered.

*** Posted by Brett and Vickie on 2009-07-20 ***

Michael's family, friends, and everyone whom he touches will keep him alive. We will not let him be forgotten.

*** Posted by Janet McGuire on 2009-07-17 ***

I went to my bank to take out some money, and I got a $20 with Michael Kiefer FDNY—and then to find out how close we lived to each other. I'm from Brunswick and an Lt in Eagle Mills FD. I could never forget that day and what you guys did. 343 NEVER FORGET.

*** Posted by Jay Hannan on 2009-06-28 ***

I don't know this man or his family. We do share a common last name, and his mother and my wife are both named Patricia Kiefer. I am in Iraq for my third tour since 2003, I am conducting a military ceremony on 9-11-09 to honor fallen military from 9-11 and stumbled across Michael Kiefer. To anyone who gives or serves a cause much greater than themselves, you have my deepest respect and admiration.

Command Sergeant Major, M. Kiefer, US Army

*** Posted by Mark A. Kiefer on 2009-05-11 ***

I just received my first TSA puppy today from Lackland AFB in San Antonio. Each of these working dogs is named after a 911 victim. I feel very fortunate and privileged to have received a female black lab named "Kiefer" after NYPD Firefighter Michael Kiefer. I will have this pup for a year to socialize it and help ready it for hopefully achieving the status of a successful working dog. In reading the bio of Michael, I am touched at his young age. My husband and I also lost our son at a very young age of 26. This gives me more reason to do the best I can to help shape this special pup. You have my utmost respect for your son/friend/brother.

*** Posted by Vicki Colvin, Canyon Lake, TX on 2009-01-31 ***

There is not a day that passes that I do not think of the sacrifice that you made. You were a great friend and an incredible man. You are in my thoughts and I know you're in a better place.

*** Posted by John Carson on 2008-12-11 ***

Thank you to all who have taken the time to remember my beautiful son Michael. As his mom, my pain is with me every minute of every day. Seeing that others remember just helps a little.

To my beautiful Michael: I love and miss you more and more with every minute that passes. I love you! Till we are together again.... Can't wait.

Mommy xxxxxooooo

*** Posted by Patricia Kiefer on 2008-10-29 ***

Reading the story of the little girl who is 3 yeas old and sees Micheal Keifer waving from the ceiling fan, that was so heartbreaking for me and my wife, crying as we read. It just breaks you. I know. I lost my father. It never goes away. It stays in your heart, losing a loved one. I got one of those 1-dollar bills the other day. I will keep it forever. FDNY FF Micheal Keifer, R.I.P., from San Diego, California.

*** Posted by albert diaz on 2008-10-23 ***

I sure miss you, Mike ... Chili's forever!

*** Posted by cadi56 on 2008-09-29 ***

Pat, Buddy and Family,
I want you to know that your Michael remains in our thoughts and prayers each day and especially on the anniversary of his passing. He will never be forgotten. We know that he is up in heaven taking care of our Scott.

*** Posted by Mike and Lori Kascsak on 2008-09-12 ***


I know you are in a safe place looking down and smiling on everyone. Tommy and I met right after 9/11, and we both know that you were very much a part of bringing us together! We miss you and will never forget....

(I went to high school with Mike, and my husband was Mike's EMS partner.)

*** Posted by Petra deHaan on 2008-09-11 ***

Mr and Mrs. Kiefer,

We have never meet before, but I knew your son Michael. I met Mike when I was just a little kid growing up in Elmont. Mike was my swimming instructor. Mike was one of the bravest people I know. His bravery, courage, and heroism is what got me where I am at today. I am currently serving in the United States Marine Corps and a volunteer fire fighter in my hometown. I will never forget the sacrifice that he made on that fateful morning, and from my family to yours we send our love.

Cpl. Michael Keough, USMC

*** Posted by Cpl. Michael Keough USMC on 2008-09-11 ***

As each and everyday pass there's always something that reminds me of you. Even though I was much older I always saw us as being very close. Every time I pick up my surfboards or get on my boat to go fishing you're there. I feel that you're with me on every wave and every trip. I've closed off to the world my feelings but the thought of you will never leave my heart, you'll always be remembered. Kenneth

*** Posted by Kenneth Mullen on 2008-09-11 ***

He never knew me but I heard his story and it touched my life forever. I always look to him as an example of perseverance and bravery and he will always be a true hero in my eyes. You will never ever be forgotten.

*** Posted by Brittany on 2008-09-11 ***

It feels like yesterday that we were playing stick-ball, and you would ride by with your scanner calling for us to follow you to a burning house or a car crash. You were taken from this world sooner than you deserved. You are sorely missed.

*** Posted by Joseph Biondi on 2008-09-11 ***

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