Daryl J. Kloster Sr., 67, of Castorland

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Daryl J. Kloster Sr., 67, of Old State Road, Castorland, also known as “Forest City”, passed...
Daryl J. Kloster Sr., 67, of Old State Road, Castorland, also known as “Forest City”, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at his home.(Source: Funeral Home)

CASTORLAND, New York (WWNY) - Daryl J. Kloster Sr., 67, of Old State Road, Castorland, also known as “Forest City”, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at his home.

A funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville with Dale Brown officiating. Calling hours will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately. A gathering at the 3-G Fire Department will immediately follow the funeral service, all are welcome. Any food donations may be taken directly to the 3-G Fire Department on Tuesday beginning at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to help with funeral expenses by clicking on the donate button on Daryl’s obituary at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com, or by mail at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville, NY 13367. Please consider helping Daryl’s family during their time of need.

Daryl is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Marge; eight children, Peter and Monique Branagan of Mount Pleasant, SC; Pam Branagan of Croghan; Lawrence and Shannon Branagan of Croghan; Gloria and Gene Queen of New Bremen; Margaret and Johnathan Hedges of Lowville; Brandy and Keith Alford of Goose Creek, SC; Candi and Darren Brown of Turin; Daryl Jr. and Stephanie Kostrub of Turin; In addition to his immediate family, Daryl was a father figure to his nephew, Michael Stelmach of Oswego, along with Mandy and David Davis of Old Fort, NC; and Daniel Zehr Jr. of Castorland. He considered all to be part of his family; his brothers and sisters, Larry J. and Leslie Kloster of Copenhagen; Dale E. and Julie Kloster and of Lowville; Duane H. Kloster and his companion Joyce of Castorland; Sally A. and Ron Hoffman of Carthage; Elaine R. and Donald Brouty of Castorland; Robert and Rosella Kloster of Croghan; Alan and Teresa Kloster of Croghan; William Kloster of Croghan; Jeanine Kloster of Croghan; Julie Kloster and companion Duane of Castorland; Gary Kloster of Watson; his step mother, Joanna Kloster of Watson; Jane Nuffer and her companion, Mike Koberling of Castorland; Lynn and Cathy Nuffer; Royal Nuffer; and Keith Nuffer; all of Castorland; two step-brothers, Michael G. and Lori Nuffer of Lowville; Donald D. Nuffer of Watertown; a sister-in-law, Amy Nuffer; and a step-sister-in-law, Bertha Nuffer Turner; 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is predeceased by his mother, father, and step-father, who raised him, Darwin Nuffer; a brother and sister-in-law, Anthony “Dude” and Bonnie Kloster; a sister, Gail Kloster; sisters-in-law, DiAnn Kloster, Joyce Kloster and Patricia Nuffer; step-brothers, Jacob Nuffer and Richard Nuffer; a step-sister and her husband, Beverly and Bernard Harris.

Daryl was born on March 8, 1955 in Lowville, a son of the late Anthony Kloster Sr. and Muriel Pate Kloster Nuffer. He attended Beaver River Central School, and worked on the family farm, “Nuffer’s Farm”. He went to work for Glenn Laribee farm for over 10 years, before working on Tom Eaves farm for over 20 years, retiring in May 2021.

Daryl enjoyed life to the fullest. He was hard working and had a smile that was contagious. Daryl loved to work in his flower and vegetable garden (if the woodchucks would just stay out.) On rainy days, Daryl made Marge sit down and watch his western movies, he loved John Wayne and Clint Eastwood. He loved animals. You could find him out talking to his chickens and ducks most days. Since his retirement, Friday was his favorite day. He got donuts at Nolt’s Store. He enjoyed watching and playing with his grandkids in the pool and everyday activities. His favorite place to take mom to dinner was Chinese. Most nights you could find them taking a spin on the old gator-ade, (a/k/a gator), per mom’s request. Above all, Daryl loved his wife Marge and being in the woods, buzzing down trees.

Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com .

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