Scott A. Lamberton, age 50, of Cologne, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at his home.
He was born Sept. 22, 1962, in South Bend, IN, the son of Earl and Norma (Terry) Lamberton. Scott was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia.
He was united in marriage to Diane Van Keulen Oct. 9, 1993, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia by Father Martin Siebenaler.
Scott loved being with his family and friends, and he never missed an activity that his boys were involved in. He volunteered for his boy’s field trips and the cross country team.
Scott liked to travel to different destinations; his favorite mode of transportation was on an airplane. He also enjoyed going camping with his family, and getting his snowmobiles ready in September for the first snowfall.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Edna and Leverne Terry, Jessie May and Edwin Lamberton; nephew Nathan Richard Lamberton; and stepbrother Mark McRoberts.
Scott is survived by his loving family: wife Diane; sons and daughter-in-law Ryan and Rachel Marshall of Vancouver, WA; Kyle Lamberton, Matthew Lamberton, and Luke Lamberton; a grandson, Avery Marshall; mother and stepfather Norma and Charlie Diethelm of Effie; father and stepmother Earl and Marilyn Lamberton of Chaska; sisters and brothers-in-law Brenda and Walter Stone of Laurel, MD, and Susan and the Rev. Kenneth Hinrichs of Hayward, WI; brother and sister-in-law Mark and Jan Lamberton of Green Valley, AZ; stepsisters and husbands Char and Mike Hanson of Fountain, and Wendy and Ronnie Weiland of New Prague; stepbrother and wife Michael and Becky McRoberts of Cosmos; father-in-law and mother-in-law Edward and Rose Van Keulen of Young America; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Joan and Jeff Larch of Monticello, Ken Van Keulen and special friend Wanda Hinderscheid of Waconia, Steve Van Keulen of Glencoe, and Kris and Troy Hecksel of Watertown; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia with Father Bennet Tran as celebrant of the Mass. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., and the Rev. Kenneth Hinrichs officiating. Visitation continued Thursday one hour prior to the Mass at the church.
Casket bearers were Troy Hecksel, Jeff Larch, Steve Van Keulen, Ken Van Keulen, Walter Stone, and Noah Hinrichs.
Memorials will be directed to the education fund for Scott’s sons.
Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.