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Alan G. Ostwald
September 22, 1931 ~ August 15, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
Of Pekin, NY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, in Brockport, NY. He was born in North Tonawanda, NY, on September 22, 1931, to the late George A. and Elsa M. [Buth] Ostwald.
Alan graduated from North Tonawanda High School in 1949, Concordia Teachers College, IL in 1954 and Buffalo State Teachers College, NY in 1965. He loved his career as an elementary school teacher at Holy Ghost Lutheran School, Central Lutheran School in Indiana, Newfane Elementary, and Centre Avenue, 93rd Street, and 60th Street Schools in Niagara Falls. He retired in 1986.
He was an active member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Pekin, NY for 60 years.
Alan loved traveling, visiting lighthouses, eating out in restaurants, and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan!
Alan was predeceased by his beloved wife of 69 years, Betty R. [Payne] Ostwald, who passed away in April of this year.
He is survived by his three children Paul (Maria) Ostwald, Beth (Carl) Dickinson and Lori Ostwald, six grandchildren Nicole (Mark) Thomas, John (Kristin) Ostwald, Julie (William) Webekind, Katherine (Matthew) Butch, Lia and Lin Dickinson, twelve
great-grandchildren Zachary Marshall, Connor and Brynn Thomas, Emma and Preston Ostwald, Elizabeth, Gregory, Mary, Peter and Thomas Webekind, Joseph and Patrick Butch, two brothers-in-law Robert E. and David R. Payne, also 3 nieces and one nephew.
There will be visitation on Saturday from 10:00-11:00 AM at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 3229 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn, NY, where funeral services will immediately follow at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Kurt D. Schultz officiating.
Memorials may be made in his name to St. Andrew Lutheran Church.
Interment at St. Andrew Lutheran Cemetery.
Arrangements were made through the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, Sanborn, NY.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com, for guest register.