|Glenn Robert Lambert
September 2, 1920–January 29, 2014
|Glenn Lambert, age 93, of Monticello died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa, Iowa.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 Saturday morning, February 1, at the First Presbyterian Church in Monticello. Rev. Al Polito, Jr., officiated at the service. Military honors were accorded following the service. Interment was in the Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Betty, five children, Stephen (Susan) Lambert, Marion, Janet (Leo) Ruddy, San Francisco, CA, Linda Hicks, Cedar Falls, Phil (Jackie) Lambert and Tom Lambert, both of Monticello; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; also, surviving are Betty's four children, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife Juanita on December 13, 1981.
Glenn Robert Lambert was born September 2, 1920 at the John McDonald Hospital in Monticello. He was the son of Ralph and Evaline (Appleby) Lambert. Glenn attended the Monticello Community schools, graduating with the class of 1937. He then attended the Cedar Rapids School of Business. Glenn worked for Link Belt Speeder in Cedar Rapids. He was an expediter in production from 1940 to 1941. Glenn and Juanita Shover were married July 17, 1941 at the First Presbyterian Church in Monticello.
Glenn enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1944 and served on the hospital ship U.S.S. Haven. They made many trips to Hawaii from Japan after the atomic bomb was dropped in Nagasaki. Glenn served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946.
Glenn and his father owned and operated the Anchor Boat Company from 1946 to 1949 then the Sno White Popcorn Company. In 1946 Glenn started Lambert Livestock where his three sons joined him later and was still an active participant until 1990. From 1960 to 1975 Glenn owned and operated the Monti Theater as well. He served on the Jones County Fair Board for twenty-five years, and was a 50+ member of the Burns Masonic Lodge and a sixty-five year member of the American Legion. Glenn married Betty Kreger on July 13, 1983. The couple spent thirty happy years together.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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