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March 8, 2012

Warren “Bud” H. Myers of Kenoza Lake, NY, a lifelong Sullivan County resident, formerly of Jeffersonville, NY, passed away on February 26, 2012 at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY. He was 87.

Bud was born in Kohlertown to Dr. Harvey W. and Hazel Miller Myers on October 11, 1924. He married Iola Schaefer Reum in 1946. Iola predeceased him in April 2006 after 59 years of marriage.

After high school graduation in 1943, he served in the U.S. Navy Armed Guard until the end of WWII. Bud and Iola built their home in Kohlertown and Bud took up dairy farming. He enjoyed playing basketball with the town team; also, traveling, camping, bowling, snowmobiling and golf. In later years, Bud loved to recall “Jeff” history with his daily morning coffee buddies. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Jeffersonville, The Jeffersonville Snowmobile Club and a Charter Member of the Russell Kenyon VFW Post #5808 of Callicoon, NY.

He is survived by children Gale Myers of Thornton, CO, Tracey I. Hellerer and husband Art of Jeffersonville and Lynn W. Myers and wife Liz, of Sacramento, CA; grandchildren Michele Hallenbeck of Broomfield, CO, Aaron Hellerer of Jeffersonville, Kelly Kiah of Centennial, CO and Andrew Girard of Chicago; six great-grandchildren; sister Lillian Loeffel of Fruit Heights, UT and brother-in-law Donald Krantz, of Callicoon.

He is also predeceased by sister-in-law Bernice Krantz; and brother-in-law Norman Loeffel.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville, Attn: Cemetery Committee, P.O. Box 685, Jeffersonville, NY 12748.

Services and internment will be at the convenience of the family.