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Carol M. Lambelet, 94, of Grand Island, died Saturday, May 22, 2010
at Tiffany Square Care Center in Grand Island.
Service will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at the United Methodist
Church in Brock, Nebraska. Her son, Reverend Tom Lambelet will
officiate. Burial will be at the Lafayette Cemetery near Brock,
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at All Faiths Funeral Home
in Grand Island.
Mrs. Lambelet was born July 10, 1915, in Home City, KS, to Mathias
and Nellie (Thomas) Schmidt. She grew up in Home City and Summerfield,
KS, and moved to Lincoln, NE, at the age of 10. She married Woodrow
Lambelet on March 14, 1953, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Lincoln,
Survivors of the immediate family include one daughter and son-in-law,
Judy and Wayne Morton of Osceola, MO; and two sons and daughters-in-law,
Fred and Tami Lambelet of Grand Island and Tom and Lori Lambelet of Rio
She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Barbara Garlick, Joe Morton,
Debbie Morton Peaslee, David Lambelet, Jeffrey Lambelet, Michael Lambelet,
Nicole Lambelet, and Natalie Lambelet Palacios, as well as nine great-grandchildren,
Imani, Olivia, Elizabeth, Mary Margaret, Madeline, Jackson, Bennett,
Charlie and Garren.
Mrs. Lambelet received her primary and secondary education at Summerfield,
KS, and Lincoln, NE, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1933. She
earned a bachelor’s degree in 1937 and a master’s degree
in 1953, both at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She also
completed additional graduate studies at University of Nebraska at Kearney. She
was a Latin, English, and Social Studies teacher in Ogallala, Neligh,
Lincoln and Grand Island, NE. She was a guidance counselor at Grand
Island Senior High when she retired in 1978. After retirement she
worked as a social service director at a local nursing home.
She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren,
other relatives, and friends. She enjoyed participating in Bible
studies, reading, crossword puzzles, knitting, needlepoint, antiques,
and listening to big band music.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, United Methodist
Women, Grand Island Retired School Personnel Association, University
of Nebraska Alumni Association, and Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority.
She was preceded in death by her husband Woodrow; brothers, Victor
and Virgil, and sister, Mary Margaret Pohlenz.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Trinity United Methodist
Church Scholarship Fund.