Elton A. LyndakerSeptember 11, 1931 ~ October 2, 2017 (age 86)
LOWVILLE – Elton A. Lyndaker, 86, of West State Street passed away Monday afternoon at Faxton-St. Luke’s Hospital, Utica.
The funeral with Military Honors will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville. Burial will be at the conveniences of the family. Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017, prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the American Red Cross., 2025 E. St. NW, Washington, DC 20006.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marlene; two children and their spouses, Rene E. and Susan Lyndaker of Lowville; Todd A. and Pamela Lyndaker of Groton, NY; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward Lyndaker of Lowville, Olin and Mary Lyndaker of Copenhagen, Harvey and Jan Lyndaker of Middleport, NY, Robert Lyndaker of Copenhagen, Carl and Tammy Lyndaker of Lowville, Pauline Lyndaker of Lowville; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Arletha and Richard Bellinger of Lowville, Lois and Edward Clark of Greencove Springs, FL, Doris Grysikiewicz of Anaconda, Montana, Carolyn McNeil of Lowville, Charlotte and Gerald Millard of Lowville; seven grandchildren, Lyndsey Lyndaker Case (Jason), Sarah Lyndaker and fiance’ Chris Eisel, Justin Lyndaker, Isaac Lyndaker, Bradley Hart, Danielle (Josh) Levesque and Kylee Hart; six great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Cameryn, Marlee, Carter, Hadley, and Logan; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by a brother, Richard Lyndaker, a brother-in-law, Frank Grysikiewicz, a sister-in-law, Kathryn Lyndaker.
Mr. Lyndaker was born on September 11, 1931 in Watson, NY, a son of the late Alexander and Phyllis Edick Lyndaker. He graduated from Lowville Academy in 1949 and served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1953. On December 16, 1960, he married Marlene A. Zehr at First Mennonite Church, New Bremen with Rev. Donald Jantzi, officiating. Together with his wife, the couple owned and operated a dairy farm on Route 26, Lowville, from 1971-1988, when operation of the farm was taken over by their son and daughter-in-law, Rene and Susan Lyndaker.
Elton enjoyed going to the farm, riding motorcycle and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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