Connie Lou Lambert, age 76, of Perrinton, MI, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Sparrow Health Systems, Lansing, MI.
Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI Monday, June 7, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Danny Stoneham officiating. Burial will take place at Fulton Center Cemetery, Perrinton, MI. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Connie was born in Howard City, Michigan on March 23, 1945, the daughter of Merston Williams and Marjorie (Gallapoo) Bolin. She graduated from Vestaburg High School. Connie married Maynard Eugene "Gene" Lambert on April 8, 1961, in Vestaburg, MI. They were blessed with 50 years of marriage, prior to his passing on September 6, 2011.
Connie was a pastor’s wife and was always very involved in church where she played the piano and sang. She loved socializing with people and spreading the word of Jesus to anyone she could. She enjoyed gardening, feeding birds, camping and crocheting. She also liked yard sales and shopping. Connie was a postmaster with the United States Postal Service and retired from the Perrinton Post office in 2005. She was a member of the Capital City Church of God, Lansing, MI.
She is survived by sons: Brian Lambert of Sheridan, MI, Terry and Georgia Lambert of Lake City, FL, Jeffrey Lambert of Perrinton, MI; daughter Linda and Scott Collier of Wayland, MI; grandchildren: Nicole, Tiffany, Leon, Samantha, Carrie, Jimmy (Jackson), Jarod (Naomi), Erin (Nic), Michael, Noah, Zach, and Sydney; great-grandchildren: Mazzy, Laila, Lillian, Quinn, Graice, Benjamin, Merrik, Carter, and River, sisters-in-law: Patsy and Lou Sheldon of Elsie, MI; Sandy and Bill Jones of St. Johns, MI; Susan Lambert of Chesaning, MI; Denise Lambert of Middleton MI; Dana and Jon Bottum of Maple Rapids, MI; Gail and Deo Winsor of Maple Rapids, MI; and brother-in-law Bill Upton of Middleton, MI. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents: Marjorie and Hank Bolin, Merston and Carol Williams, husband Gene, father and mother-in-law Maynard and Mabel Lambert, daughter-in-law Sandi Lambert, great-grandson Ethan Hoch, sisters-in-law Judy (Richard) Saylor, Pamela (Larry) Struck, and Christine Upton, brothers-in-law: Gary Lambert, Denny Lambert, Richard Lambert, Bruce Lambert, and Roger (Vergeline) Lambert.
Memorials may be made to Capital City Church of God Food Bank. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.
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