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Lester Wheeler Zufelt

Lester Wheeler Zufelt

Male 1895 - 1992  (97 years)

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  • Name Lester Wheeler Zufelt  [1
    Born 8 Oct 1895  Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Dec 1992  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I65915  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Fred Leroy Zufelt,   b. 13 Jul 1875, Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1958, Liverpool, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ora C. Wheeler,   b. 30 Oct 1879, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1933  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 May 1894  [2, 3
    Family ID F6898  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Pauline Cook,   b. 11 Jun 1896,   d. 29 Jan 1975  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lois Zufelt,   b. 27 Feb 1921, Tully, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 2006  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     2. Lester Cook Zufelt,   b. 21 Feb 1919, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1987  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     3. Howard Eugene Zufelt,   b. Abt 1925, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 2009  (Age ~ 84 years)  [natural]
     4. Doris P. Zufelt
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F28914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jennie Sturtevant,   b. 1903,   d. 2002  (Age 99 years) 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F28915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Watertown Daily Times (NY) - Thursday, December 31, 1992

      Lester Zufelt, 97, Pulaski, died Wednesday evening in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.
      Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home are incomplete.
      His wife, the former Pauline Cook, died Jan. 29, 1975.

      The funeral for Lester Zufelt, 97, Pulaski, will be at 4 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

      Mr. Zufelt died Wednesday evening in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

      Calling hours will be from 3 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps.

      Surviving are his wife, Jennie; two sons, Howard E., Camillus, and Edison L., Pulaski; three daughters, Lois Stub, Sandy Creek, Doris Loomis, Saranac Lake, and Louise Ware, Key West, Fla.; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Emma Shangle, Manlius.

      A son, Lester C. Jr., died before him.

      Born Oct. 8, 1895, in the town of Sandy Creek, son of Fred and Ora Wheeler Zufelt, he was a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, and lived in Pulaski most of his life.

      He married Pauline Cook Feb. 11, 1917. She died Jan. 29, 1975.

      He married Jennie Claflin Nov. 18, 1977.

      Mr. Zufelt retired in 1960 after 30 years with the Warren Construction Co., Syracuse. He was also owner and operator of a farm in the Sandy Creek area for many years.

      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - Saturday, January 2, 1993

  • Sources 
    1. [S2367] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York; Roll: T624_1063; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0155; FHL microfilm: 1375076.

    2. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Fred LeRoy Zufelt

    3. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Ora C Wheeler