Delor G. "Del" Lambert

Delor G. Lambert,

 

Age 97, of Marshfield, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Marshfield Medical Center.

 

His funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Faith Fellowship Church in Marshfield. Rev. Larry Sheahan will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Marshfield.

 

Del was born on March 12, 1920 in Ingram, Wisconsin the son of Delor and Emillien (Gigeure) Lambert. He attended Ingram School. Del served his country in the United States Army Infantry Division from January 1942 until March 1947, driving truck, transporting troops and ammunition. After his honorable discharge from the military he was united in marriage to Alma Reeves on November 9, 1948 in Ladysmith, Wisconsin.

 

Del owned and operated a logging business and worked at the Sandhill Game Farm. He liked hunting, trapping and traveling with Alma. He was a charter member of Faith Fellowship Church in Marshfield, a member of the Gideons and spearheaded the Evangelical Chaplains program at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

 

He will be greatly missed by his wife Alma of 69 years; his children: Gary (Lorenda) Lambert of Milford, IA, Judy (Bill) Zirnhelt of Marshfield, Kathy (Kevin) Boyles of Marshfield, Wayne (Sharon) Lambert of Kaukauna and Lori (Marty) LeGrand of Lakeland, FL. He is further survived by 12 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

 

Del was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Paul and Dale and sisters Darlene and Dorothy.

 

His arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Please visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to read Del’s life story and share condolences.