Lester Eklund

Lester L. Eklund, 51, of 123 Old Fentonville Rd., died, Friday (Mar. 14, 2014) at WCA Hosp.

He was born January 4, 1963 in Jamestown, the son of Burton and Florence Wright Eklund.

He was employed by the Town of Carroll Highway Dept. for many years and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

Lester is survived by three children: Timothy (Casey) Eklund of Frewsburg, Travis Eklund of Kennedy and fiancee Colleen Taylor, and Leighann Eklund of Jamestown and fiancee Brandon Rowley; two grandchildren: Kaitlyn and Lily Eklund, and a brother Roger (Kellie) Eklund of Russell, PA.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg. The Rev. John Meyer, pastor of Scandia Covenant Church will officiate.

Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Frewsburg.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.