Lillian Mieske, 88, RN, loved her pets
HUDSON—Lillian K. Mieske, 88, of Mieske Road, Kinderhook died Friday, April 20, 2012 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.
She was born January 11, 1924 in Kinderhook and lived her entire life there.
She was the daughter of William F. and Mina Lieser Rothermel.
She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Charles Rothermel, Edward Rothermel, Dorothy (Duty) Novak and Eva Oles.
She was also predeceased by her husband, Edward L. Mieske, Jr.
She is survived by: her children, Marlene Mieske (Neal Goldman) of New York City, Karen Meyer (Leon), Gordon Mieske (Mardee) and Laura Herbert (Glenn) all from Kinderhook; grandchildren, John Meyer (Sonia), Benjamin Berg (Monica), Jason Meyer (Kelly), Shane Christensen (Brady), Daniel Berg, Sadie Herbert, Chelsea Mieske and Edward (Stosh) Mieske. She was also the “Old Gaga” to six great-grandchildren, Elysia, Sofia, Emilia, Joseph, Diego and Lilliana; and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Mieske graduated from Martin Van Buren High School in 1942 and from Albany Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. She worked as a registered nurse in the community for many years. She enjoyed her family, gardening and loved her pets.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 23, 2012 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Route 9, Valatie, at 11 a.m. with the Reverend James Slater officiating, followed by a Christian burial at Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Stuyvesant Falls. There will be no calling hours.
Donations may be made in her memory to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 127, Valatie 12184 or Community Hospice of Columbia/Greene Counties, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill 12414.
Arrangements are with the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Valatie. Pall bearers will be John and Jason Meyer, Benjamin and Daniel Berg, Edward Mieske and Bruce Kruppenbacher.
William Armstrong services April 21
HUDSON—William Morris Armstrong, of Claverack passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Saturday, April 21 at St. Mary’s Church in Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop # 102, P.O. Box 384, Claverack 12513. Arrangements are with the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home. Visit www.batesanderson.com. Full obituary to follow.
Quentin Moore, 87, loved history, WWII vet
LIVINGSTON—Quentin R. Moore, 87, of Livingston died Wednesday, April 18 at his home.
Born May 22, 1924 in Hudson, he was the son of the late Ralph T. and Ruth (Clum) Moore.
Mr. Moore was devoted to his family, his country and his church. He will be remembered for his love of history and his sense of humor. He was a 1942 graduate Hudson High School and served in the 8th Army Air Corps, 445th Bomb Group, 701st Squadron based in England during World War II. He was employed at Canada Dry in Hudson and retired from IBM in Kingston.
He was a charter and life member of the Southern Columbia Memorial VFW Post 6398 of Germantown, exempt member and former president of the Livingston Pumper Company #1, former Livingston Fire District Fire Commissioner, member and former president of the Taghkanic Senior Citizens club.
For many years, he was a volunteer for the Edith Casey Stocking Fund, Fire Pro-Check and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. He was a former Livingston Town Republican Committeeman, member of the Linlithgo Reformed Church, where he served as elder, deacon and vice president of the consistory. He was a former coach and president of the Southern Columbia Little League. He enjoyed singing with the Hendrick Hudson Glee Club and loved playing and watching baseball.
Survivors include his wife, whom he married September 17, 1950, Helen Chaikowski Moore of Livingston; sons, Robert Q. (Karen) Moore of Livingston and L. Edward (Diane) Moore of Clermont. He was the grandfather of John E. Moore, Michael W. Moore and Brian R. Moore, all of Clermont. He was predeceased by his son, Thomas W. Moore, and brother, Ivan G. Moore.
There are no calling hours.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family at Yadack-Fox Funeral Home in Germantown.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Linlithgo Reformed Church, P.O. Box 219, Livingston 12541.