July 20, 1940 –
June 17, 2022
Lois Lambright, 81, passed away peacefully Friday, June 17, at Greencroft Healthcare.
She was born July 20, 1940, in Peoria, Illinois to Martin and Minnie (Eigsti) Swedberg.
On June 9, 1962, she married Wayne Lambright in Morton, Illinois.
He survives along with two children, Trent (Kim) Lambright, LaGrange, Illinois and Tina (Andrew) Sicari, Los Angeles, California; four grandchildren, Katlyn, Logan, Fiona and Reagan; two step grandchildren, Isabella and Ethan; and a brother, Eldon (Trina) Swedberg, Morton, Illinois.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Todd Lambright.
Lois graduated from Goshen College in 1962 and later earned a master’s degree from IUSB. An elementary school teacher, she taught English for two years in Puerto Rico while doing Voluntary Service. Lois went on to teach in Bowling Green, Ohio, Wakarusa and Goshen, for a total of 42 years.
Lois enjoyed taking photographs of flowers and scenery and then using those photos to make cards to share with friends. She enjoyed reading and teaching she taught Sunday School, Bible School and after her retirement, she substituted for another six years.
She was a member of College Mennonite Church where a memorial service will be held at 3 pm, Saturday, July 16, 2022. No formal visitation is planned.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to College Mennonite Church for the Primary Department and Model Elementary School Library.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Published on June 21, 2022