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Raymond Walter Ostrom, Sr.

September 21, 1935 February 1, 2018
Raymond Walter Ostrom, Sr.
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Obituary for Raymond Walter Ostrom, Sr.

Hyde Park – Raymond Walter Ostrom Sr. affectionately known as “Mud Slinger”, 82, a lifelong area resident, died peacefully on February 1, 2018 with his family by his side.
Born September 21, 1935 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late John Fogg Ostrom and Anna Edith Mabus Ostrom.
He proudly served in the Unites States Marine Corps during the Korean War.
Mud Slinger owned and operated Ostrom’s Masonry until his retirement.
An avid outdoorsman, he was a member of the Dutchess County Sportsmen’s Association and the Crum Elbow Sportsmen’s Association in Hyde Park.
On August 19, 1956 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Poughkeepsie, he married the former Patricia Ann Lattin. Mrs. Ostrom survives at home.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Raymond Walter Ostrom Jr. and wife, Joanne; son, Kenneth Michael Ostrom and wife, Ann Marie; and daughter, Lori Ann Yerks and husband, Frederick; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 pm, Monday, February 5th at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
Funeral services will be at 10 am, Tuesday, February 6th at the Funeral Home.
Burial with USMC honors will follow in the family plot at Union Cemetery of Hyde Park.
The Ostrom family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (; or; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. (
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4:00 PM 2/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/5/2018 7:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home

Rte. 9
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home
Rte. 9 Hyde Park 12538 NY





10:00 AM 2/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home

Rte. 9
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home
Rte. 9 Hyde Park 12538 NY

Cemetery Details


Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538

1076 Violet Ave. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation

374 Violet Avenue
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105

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