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July 5, 2012

Mary Margaret Walter Cambron

100; of Starlight

Funeral liturgy for Mary Margaret Walter Cambron, 100, of Starlight, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at St. John the Baptist Church, Starlight, with burial in the church cemetery. She died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Guerin Woods in Georgetown, with her family at her side.

She was born May 20, 1912, in Harrison County, to the late Conrad I. and Katherine E. Tice Walter. She was the widow of George Walter Cambron Sr. who died in 1967 and was a fulltime homemaker, mother and grandmother.  In addition she lived a full life of giving, volunteering for many organizations as a caregiver and adult literacy volunteer.  She was co-founder of Starlight Senior Citizens, member of St. Joe Hill and Holy Family Senior Citizens, longtime member of St. John the Baptist Church, and was the oldest living Alumnus of Lanesville High School. She traveled extensively throughout her later years and will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who knew her.

Survivors include nine children, George W. Cambron Jr. and “Geri”, Fred Cambron and “Jo”, Conrad Cambron, Paul Cambron and “Jackie,” Pat Cambron and “Cindy,” Carol Shultz and “Steve,” Rose Mary Conrad and “Jerry,” Irene “Renie” Coffman and “Jack,” and Christine Cahill and “ Pat”; 20 grandchildren, George III, Dennis, Theresa, Lavonda, Terri, Erik, Rena, Renee’, Janet, Jack, Nikki, Paul, Jamie, Jeremy, Mary, Myra, Myka, Andrew, Abbey, and Gabriel; 31 great-grandchildren, Craig, David, Erica, Ryan, Johnny, Joshua, Jeff, Bailey, Valerie, Mary Frances, Ciera, Joey, Cory, Morgan, Nolan, Bethany, Kelsie, Maredith, Hunter, Hayden, Sophia, Kimberly, Sarah, Ellie, Brooklyn, Brieanne, Jaden, Brady, Carson, Benjamin, and Jackson; five great-great grandchildren, Hailey, Zachary, Halee, Jeremy, and Alliana; sister, Elizabeth “Babe” Munchhof; and brother, Anthony “Tony” J. Walter.

She was preceded in death by her husband; as well as her daughter, Kay Seiler; and three grandchildren Michaela, Tony and Joe Cambron.

Reception of friends and family will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Saturday at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel, New Albany. Memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society or Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

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