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Alan Mark Cameron

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Alan Mark Cameron, 71, of Alexandria, Minnesota passed away December 24, 2023 at the Alomere Hospital in Alexandria.

A celebration of life service will be held at St. Malachy’s Cemetery  in Clontarf, Minnesota  Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 3 p.m. We invite all who wish to share memories to join us at the Route 22 Bar & Grill in Clontarf after the service.

Alan Mark Cameron was born February 9, 1952 in Benson, Minnesota. He grew up on the family farm near Clontarf. He spent his elementary years at Clontarf School, then graduated from Benson Senior High in 1969. Right after he graduated, he headed to Pocatello, Idaho and joined a Christian Fellowship Group. He continued traveling all over the country evangelizing to people and families in all walks of life. He mentored and cared for people who were struggling, offering hope in difficult times. His faith was very important to him throughout his life. He eventually settled in Omaha, Nebraska and began a career at a commercial lighting store, then later was in the clothing retail business. On the side, he started a video company where he again worked with lots of families capturing their weddings, dance recitals and special occasions  His goal was to one day produce a full length movie. He was a huge movie buff. In 2016, he had significant health problems involving his kidneys, so moved to Minnesota to be closer to family. He eventually received a new kidney from his generous sister Shelley.

While Alan has completed his journey on earth, he will always be remembered in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him. Rest in peace Alan, your life was a well lived adventure that enriched our world in countless ways.

Alan is survived by his siblings: Cynthia King of Minneapolis, Tammy (Mike) Porwoll of Farwell, Lori (Harv) Bohlman of Glenwood, Shelley (Jeff) Retrum of Brooten, Kenneth (Michele) Cameron of Jacksonville, Florida, Scott Tostenson of Clontarf, and Lisa Tostenson of Montevideo;  numerous nieces and nephews.

Alan is preceded in death by his parents Raymond Cameron, Gladys (Cameron) Tostenson, Roger Tostenson, brothers: Douglas and William Cameron, and sister Lola Tostenson.

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