Funeral Services2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at O'Connell Family Funeral Home
Gary Cameron, age 80 of North Hudson passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at home, surrounded by family. Gary was born on November 30, 1938 in Hudson to Donald and Margaret (Olson) Cameron. He graduated from Hudson High School in 1956 and served in the Army at Fort Carson, Colorodo in 1962 and 1963.Gary was employed at Andersen Windows in Bayport MN for over 33 years. Gary married Patricia Steiner of Hudson in 1969. This marraige was blessed with two children, Scott and Catherine. Although the marraige later dissolved, Gary and Patricia were both in attendance at many family gatherings and celebrations.
Gary married Laurie Erickson in Las Vegas in 1998. They made their home in North Hudson and later built a cabin in Spooner. After retiring, Gary and Laurie spent winters in Mission Texas.Gary was a volunteer for the Hudson Booster Club for many years. Fishing was a lifelong passion for Gary and he spent many hunting seasons in the woods during his younger years. Gary enjoyed playing cards and golf and spending time at the cabin. Gary was an avid sports fan including cheering on his grandsons at their baseball, football and soccer games.
Gary is survived by his loving wife Laurie; children Scott (Gail) Cameron, Catherine (Tim Peloquin)
Cameron, grandchildren Connor Cameron, Cole Ober, and Jace Peloquin; Siblings Richard (Beatrice) Cameron of Marana Arizona, Kay Zilz of Hudson, Judi (LeeAnn Hartert) Cameron of Medota Heights Minnesota,
as well as many other family members, in-laws and friends. He is preceeded in death by his parents and sister Susie Cameron.
A gathering of family and friends for Gary will occur on Sunday, December 23rd, 2 pm to 5 pm at the O’Connell funeral home in Hudson.