First Posted: 5/26/2010
Lester L. Landsiedel, Dalton, died Thursday morning, May 20, at his home. His wife is the former Carolyn Richards. They were married in 2000. His first wife, MaryAnn Davis Landsiedel, preceded him in death in 1995. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Clarence and Emorgene Kresge Landsiedel. Prior to his retirement, he was self-employed on his family farm. He was a member of the Schultzville United Methodist Church, which has since joined with Countryside Community Church. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association and the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, as well as a former board member, and a director of the Berwick Vegetable Co-Op. His perfect grandchildren were the light of his life, and he attended most of their horse shows and football games. His joy was working and restoring his Case tractors. Also surviving are two sons Clarence and his wife, Paula; Roy and his wife, Lisa; a brother Charles; grandchildren Sarah, Matthew, Brandy, Justin, Kelsey and Molly, all of Dalton; three stepsons Wayne Clark and his wife, Grace, Mt. Cobb; Randy Clark and his wife, Karen, Lemon and Bryon Clark, Lemon; and step-grandchildren Kelly, Chelsea and Jordon. The funeral service was to be held Monday at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit, with services by Dr. Rev. Jean-Pierre Duncan, pastor of the Countryside Community Church. To sign the online guestbook, visit In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre 18702; Countryside Community Church, 14001 Church Hill Road, Clarks Summit 18411; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.