Lloyd R. Rathbun, age 84, died July 27, 2013 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 P.M. Wednesday, July 31st at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Pastor Mark Radeke officiating. A time for visiting will be held from 5:00 P.M. until the service. Burial will be in Cambridge Union Cemetery.
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 for the last 10 years.
Lloyd loved hunting, fishing, 4-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 Rathbun passed away July 27, 2013 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 25 days. 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.
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.