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David L. Ostfeld Jr.

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OSTFELD David L. Jr., passed away suddenly on December 27, 2010, at the age of 68 years. He was born on September 17, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois of David L. and Mildred (nee Harrison) Ostfeld, who both pre-deceased him. Surviving are his children Kurt D. and his wife Alethia, Dana C., and Mara C. Ostfeld; grandchildren Selah and Elise; siblings Craig H., Lynne R., Adrienne and her husband Donald, Bohnenkamp; numerous loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Dave taught Chemistry, served as Admissions Chair and coached the chess team at Bergen County Academies. He received his B.S. from the University of Illinois in Champaign, his PhD from Cornell University, and did post doctoral work at Texas A&M. He had become an avid genealogist and was developing an interest in agriculture and farming. He was the best dad ever. Funeral Service on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, S-113 Farview Avenue, Paramus. Private Cremation. Interment Dickison Cemetery, Dunlap, Illinois sometime this Spring. Family will receive friends Thursday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Dr. David L. Ostfeld Memorial Scholarship Fund, Bergen County Academies, 200 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601. For Further information, (
Published in The Record/Herald News on Dec. 29, 2010
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