EDMESTON – Lauren D. Dye, 84, a retired farmer and past president of Eastern Milk Producers, passed away Thursday Nov. 7, 2018, in Cooperstown, with his loving family at his side.
Lauren was born on Oct. 17, 1934, in the Town of Brookfield, the son of the late Donald A. and Pauline Aikins Dye.
After graduating from Edmeston Central School, Lauren remained in the Edmeston area, operating his dairy farm until the late ’90s when he retired.
He was at one time a member of the Future Farmers of America, and was a member and past president of the Eastern Milk Producers.
He is survived by his wife Grace E. House Dye of Edmeston, a son Troy L. and his wife Denise Dye of Edmeston, a daughter Janet and her husband Christopher Vance of Oneonta, a sister Margaret (Herbert) Sears of Edmeston, two grandchildren Hunter and Kenley Dye of Edmeston, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 10-11 a.m. Monday Nov. 12, at the Delker & Terry Funeral Home, 30 South St., Edmeston. Funeral services will follow immediately at 11 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in West Edmeston Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susquehanna Animal Shelter 4841 State Highway 28 Cooperstown, NY 13326.
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