Wade Alan Kiner was born September 16, 1962, at Mitchell, to Joseph and Virginia (Semmler) Kiner. He grew up and attended school in Mitchell and graduated from Hanson High School in 1980. He attended South Dakota State University and Northern State College. On May 28, 1988, he married Cindy Hayes at the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell. He was employed at the Scoreboard in Mitchell for a number of years, Mitchell Technical Institute and Front Line Chemical. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mitchell.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy; daughter, Cassandra Kiner and son, John Kiner, both of Mitchell, SD; his mother, Virginia Tegethoff, Mitchell, SD; his father, Joe Kiner, Sr., Mitchell, SD; sister, Kim Campbell and husband, Bruce, Sioux Falls, SD and half-sister, Karli Kiner, Mitchell, SD.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Joe Kiner, Jr., his grandparents and his father-in-law, Glen Hayes.