Donald W. Lander

Male 1930 - 1996  (66 years)

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  1. 1.  Donald W. Lander was born on 19 Mar 1930 in Wayland, Steuben Co., New York, USA; died on 20 Nov 1996 in Wayland, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Wayland, Steuben Co., New York, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Military Service: 1954; US Army


    Donald W. Lander, 66, of Second Ave., Wayland, formerly of Rochester, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1996 at his home in Wayland.
    Donald was born March 19, 1930 in Wayland, a son of Walter W. and Flora L (Loveland) Lander. He was a graduate of the Wayland High School and Albany State College, where he received a B.S. degree in Chemistry and his Master's degree in Mathematics.

    He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1954 to 1957. He was a foreman at Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, before retiring in 1985 after 28 years of service.

    He was an avid fisherman and conservationist. He was a member of the Loon Lake Cottage Assoc., the National Rifle Assoc., Trout Unlimited, Right to Bear Arms Assoc. and the Wayland Historical Society.

    He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Everett Kiff of Little River, SC; a niece, Kimberley Lander of Bucksport, SC; a nephew, Mark (Angelika) Kiff of Greer, SC; two great-nephews, Dennis and Stephen Kiff of Greer, SC; and several cousins and many friends.

    Friends called from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Walter E. Baird and Sons Funeral Home, 100 E. Naples St., Wayland, where funeral services were held Sunday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Alan Jones officiating. Burial was in Lakeside Cemetery, Wayland.

    Contributions may be made to the Wayland Historical Society in memory of Donald W. Lander. (GCE, November 28, 1996, p4)