Lloyd R. Rathbun

Lloyd R. Rathbun, age 84, of Cambridge died July 27, 2013 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti. Lloyd Rathbun Obituary photo

Lloyd Raymond Rathbun was born October 2, 1928 in Spring Valley, Minnesota to Perry and Minnie (Forester) Rathbun. He was raised with five siblings in the Wykoff-Spring Valley area in Fillmore County. Lloyd served his country in the US Army from 1951-1953 and continued in the reserves until 1957. On July 2, 1959, Lloyd married Eileen Ostrander and they made their home in Minneapolis. They moved to Coon Rapids where they resided for 13 years before moving to Braham in 1975. Lloyd has lived in Cambridge the last 10 years.

Lloyd loved hunting, fishing, four-wheeling and going to flea markets and garage sales. He also loved blue grass music and greatly enjoyed the family BBQ’s. Lloyd had a big heart and was always ready and willing to help anybody. He will be dearly missed.

Lloyd is survived by one son, Bill (Judy) Rathbun of Mankato; two daughters, Betty Harris of Cambridge, Vicky (Luke) LeFebvre of Cambridge; four grandchildren, Daniel, Camden, Meagan, and Tayler; and by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Perry Rathbun, Sr. and Minnie Rathbun; wife M. Eileen Rathbun; son-in-law, Milton Harris; and by siblings.

A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Pastor Mark Radeke officiating. A time for visiting will be held from 5 p.m. until the service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Cambridge Union Cemetery.

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