The Obit For Les Eggers

Lester V. Eggers

Published in the Buffalo News on September 9, 2012

EGGERS - Lester V. Of Sarasota, FL formerly of Buffalo, August 23, 2012.

Beloved husband of the late Mary (Carmody) and Joan (Luksok) Eggers; step father of Michael, Bruce and Stewart Luksok; dear brother of Charles (Janet) Eggers; cherished grandfather of eight grandchildren; survived by nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services were held at the convenience of the family.

Mr. Eggers served in the US Army during the Korean War, was a Buffalo Policeman from 1954 to 1979, an avid baseball player drafted in the Minor League.

On August 28, 1945 he played in the Esquires All American game at the Polo Grounds, he was managed by Babe Ruth. He continued to play baseball up until the age of 81 in a 70 and over league in Florida.