Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Obituary : Helen B. Lambertson

Source : Anderson (IN) Herald-Bulletin, Sunday, September 1, 1996

Helen B. Lambertson, 85, Anderson, died Aug. 30, 1996 at St. John's Health System after an extended illness.

She was born Jan. 11, 1911, in Linwood and resided in Anderson all of her live[sic]. She graduated from Elwood High School in 1929 and completed Indiana Business College in Anderson. She was married to Ralph E. Fisher in 1931 until his death in 1951, and Clemon B. Lambertson until his death in 1994.

She was a legal secretary for several prominent in Anderson for more than 40 years, retiring in 1973. Some of these attorneys were Ellison and Neff, Judge Harold Achor, Everett McDaniels, Ralph Mattingly and Joan Bashaw Gregg. She also worked in the Madison County Assessor's Office under Dovie A. Canaday.

She was a member of Bethany Christian Church and dearly loved her family and friends. She also enjoyed birds and at one time was a breeder of parakeets.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and John Barger of Anderson; a grandson, Brent and Shirley Barger of Anderson; two granddaughters and spouses, Valerie and Daniel Rodrigue[sic] of Wasila, Alaska, and Lorelei and Neal Maggart of Lapel; and three great-grandchildren, Lor Douglas and Lisa Barger, both of Alexandria, and Allen McCoy of Lapel.

She was preceeded in death by her parents, Levi and Maud Duncan; a sister, Georgia Ruth Duncan; her first husband, Ralph E. Fisher; her second husband, Clemon B. Lambertson; and a great-grandchild, Duncan Alexander McCoy.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Guilkey & Herider Mortuary with Robert Bell officiating. Burial will be at Elwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethany Christian Church in her memory.
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