Daniel Raymond Cayton died at his home in rural Ogilvie on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007. He was 67 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held on Friday, October 26th at 11:00 A.M. – Lewis Lake Covenant Church in rural Ogilvie. VISITATION and time of gathering will be 1 hour prior to the service. FINAL DISPOSITION by cremation.
Daniel Raymond Cayton was born May 4, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio to James and Virginia (Lambert) Cayton. He grew up in Dayton, Ohio where he later joined the armed services. He was in the Navy from 1959-1961 where he worked around and in ships. He served in the Army from 1962-1965 in Korea and from 1967-1969 in Vietnam. Dan also completed his associate degree in Auto Body Service at the Community College of Denver. He was a member of the American Legion Post 640 in Ogilvie.
Dan met his wife Faye in 1979 in Aurora, Colorado and they married June 7, 1980. They brought to the marriage four wonderful children. Dan and Faye lived in Colorado, Wyoming, Washington, and Phoenix, Arizona, and more recently made the move to Ogilvie, Minnesota to retire.
Dan enjoyed traveling the country. He drove truck for J.B. Hunt for over twenty years, was self-employed as a trucker for a period of time, and drove city bus for RTD in Denver, Colorado. He loved working on his cars and putzing in his garage. Dan was a devoted family man and loved all his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Laura Faye.
Dan is survived by his wife Faye of Ogilvie; Four children: Dana Hanson (Apopka, Florida), Timothy (Julia) Cayton (Groveland, Florida), Ronda (Dan) Simon (Phoenix, Arizona), Matt (Lori) Cayton (Sun City, Arizona); Five grandchildren: Zachary Allen, Gracie Lynn, Chloe Anne, James Daniel, and Molly Josephine; one brother, David Cayton (Aurora, Colorado) and one sister, Faith Ann (Terry) Scherman (Mooresville, North Carolina), nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
He will be truly missed by all that knew and loved him.