Daniel Cambern, 81, of Fountain


Daniel Cambern

Daniel Eugene Cambern, 81, of Fountain, died peacefully on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. 

He was born on Jan. 9, 1937, to Daniel and Evelyn (Smith) Cambern in Preston.

He graduated from Preston High School in 1956.

He married Marjorie Bushman on Dec. 6, 1958, in Stewartville.

After high school, he worked at Dayton’s in Rochester, the Preston IGA and Drury's Furniture. He was then employed as a Fillmore County deputy sheriff for 23 years.

He enjoyed many pastimes, including being an avid Twins and Vikings fan, hunting, fishing, gardening and many other outdoor activities. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; four children, Daniel Dean and Randy of Rochester, Sheila (Joel) Walbridge of Fountain and Brian of Murray, Utah; three grandchildren, Miranda (Andrew) Hearrold and Mitchell and Marcus Walbridge; two great-grandchildren, Avery and Evelyn Hearrold; a brother, Ernest of Preston and sister-in-law, Leona “Beezie” Cambern of Fountain.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Willie, and an infant sister.

The funeral service for him will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at the United Methodist Church in Preston with the Rev. Deanna Woodward officiating. The committal service will follow at the Carimona Cemetery in rural Preston. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield and one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisting the Cambern family with arrangements.

To share a condolence with the family, please visit rileyfuneralhomes.com

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