Jonathan Lee Kuhfeldt, 59, of New Milford, died Dec. 24. He was the husband of Sherry and father of Caitlin, Gregory, Logan, and Alexis.

He was born outside of Detroit, raised in Suffern, N.Y., and graduated from the University at Albany, SUNY, in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in biology.

Mr. Kuhfeldt went on to pursue a career within the telecommunications sector, and was an employee of AT&T, MCI, Broadwing Communications, Level 3, and XO Communications during his time in the industry.

He was an avid lover of the outdoors, and counted golf, hunting, sailing, and landscape design as some of his top hobbies.

A celebration of his life will take place Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. at the First Assembly of God, 133 Junction Road, Brookfield.

Donations may be made to the church.