THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Madonna T. Lambert
Issue Date: November 29, 2018
Madonna T. Lambert, 93, of Marinette, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at the Luther Home.
Born June 8, 1925 in Marinette, to Fred and Florence (Beaumier) Lambert, she graduated from Marinette High School in 1944. She joined the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine's Hospital in Kenosha on Aug. 7, 1944 and received the name of Sister Mary Sacramenta. She remained with the Community until 1970, where the members were trained as both nurses and teachers. She was then trained as a Medical Records Librarian in 1959 at St. Francis Hospital in LaCrosse and as an Inhalation Therapist in 1964 at St. Joseph's Infirmary in Louisville, Ky.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Reading Specialty, grades K-8 in 1969 from the University of Albuquerque in New Mexico. She returned to live in Marinette in 1984 and worked at Newcap on 9th Street and later at Job Service on Pierce Ave. as a Senior Aide of Curative Workshops in Green Bay.
On Oct. 25, 1988, she became an instructor in the Adult Reading and Tutoring Program for G.E.D. students at NWTC in Marinette where she worked for 4 years and she enjoyed the volunteer tutors and adult students.
She enjoyed gardening, music and the lighting of luminaries outside Northland Village at Christmas where she resided for many years. An active member of Holy Family Parish, the Altar Society and a member of the Eucharistic Ministers to the homebound of the Parish, she was an Auxiliary volunteer at Bay Area Medical Center and also did private tutoring in her home on Elizabeth Ave.
She is survived by a niece, Jan M. Greason of El Cajon, Ca. and many cousins and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Aloysius; a sister, Pauline; a niece, Jill Johnson; a sister-in-law, Joyce Lambert and a brother-in-law, Harry Greason.
Friends called at Holy Family Parish, Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Friday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. until time of the Funeral Mass at noon by Rev. Celestine Byekwaso. Burial was in Forest Home Cemetery in Marinette. Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home of Marinette assisted the family with arrangements.