Peter R. Eklum

Peter R. Eklum, 65, of Spring Street, Fredonia, NY died Sunday (May 26, 2013) at his residence.

He was born in Dunkirk on June 4, 1947, the son of the late Robert G. and Lavinia S. (Dobrynski) Eklum.

A lifelong Dunkirk-Fredonia resident, Mr. Eklum was a retired employee of Erie II BOCES in Fredonia. He formerly was employed at Roblin Steel.

Surviving are his son, Timothy Eklum of Seattle, Wash.; his grandson, Shaun Zmuda of Fredonia; and his brother, Eric Eklum of Jamestown.

In addition to his brothers, he was predeceased by his wife, Karen J. (Hathaway) Eklum, who died Nov. 5, 2012; and his son, Jonathon Marc Eklum, who died July 31, 1998.

Private services will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no prior visitation. Arrangements by the Newman Funeral Home Inc.