Albert "Al" Lambert

Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2002

Happy Valley resident Albert "Al" Lambert died Thursday, May 9, 2002, at his home. He was 91.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ninilchik United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the American Legion Cemetery in Ninilchik.

Mr. Lambert was born Oct. 22, 1910, in Iowa. He moved to Alaska in 1966 and lived in Ketchikan for 10 years, Homer for 10 years and then moved to Happy Valley. He worked in logging, road construction and commercial fishing. He retired from the Teamsters Union in 1969.

Mr. Lambert was active in the Shriners and Masons groups. He organized the movement to start the Senior Citizens Center of Ninilchik, which he and his wife attended daily. He loved to fish and work in the woods.

"He was a hard worker and provided well for his family," his family said.

Mr. Lambert is survived by his wife, Marguerite of Happy Valley; daughter and son-in-law, Carole and Gene Newcomb of Ketchikan; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Jackie Lambert of California; stepson, Jim Jacobs and his wife, Ruth, of Florida; granddaughter, Karen Takao; and great-grandchildren, Wally and Lonnie Takao of Fairbanks.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Shriners Children's Hospital.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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