Herman G. Schambron, 83, of Peabody, died April 12 at Legacy Park Care Home, Peabody.
Born Jan. 21, 1927, in Strong City, to Lewis and Sophia (Lawrence) Schambron, he was a farmer, worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and helped to build Marion Reservoir.
Later he was employed by Marion County as a road maintainer.
He married Vera Mae Soyez Dec. 16, 1952. They made their home near Elmdale and later in Florence.
He was a member of First Christian Church of Florence.
His wife, Vera Mae, and a son, Herman, preceded him in death.
Survivors include two sons, Frank of Hixson, Tenn., and Herbert of Farmington, N.M.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were Friday afternoon at First Christian Church of Florence with the Rev. Peter Banning officiating.
Interment was at Marion Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established with Hospice Care of Kansas in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 6, Marion 66861.