L. Z. Moulder, 74, of Leverett, a former power plant engineer and professional technician, died Feb. 16 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.
Born in Camdenton, Mo., he served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and continued to serve in the Army National Guard for a total of 20 years combined.
He worked as a steam power engineer at several state facilities including Belchertown State School and the Holyoke Soldiers Home. He worked on campus from 1976 until 1983.
He leaves his wife of 50 years, Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Field) Moulder of Leverett; a daughter Mary J.