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Lambert, Donald A.

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July 15, 1924 - February 13, 2014

Lambert, Donald A.

Donald Albert Lambert passed away peacefully February 13, 2014. Born July15, 1924 in Racine, WI to Rachel and Albert Lambert. Graduated Park H.S., having played clarinet and worked as a soda jerk at the local pharmacy.  His studies at Univ. of Wis. were interrupted by service in the U.S. Army during World War II, in France, Germany and Austria.  Graduated Univ. of Wis.,  B.B.A. in Accounting, member Delta Sigma Pi.Employed on Audit Team at Bendix Corp., NY, where he met Louise Fisher.  Louise and Don married Sept 1949, son Mark was born 1957. Family moved to Dallas in 1960 where Don was corp. accountant for Texas Instruments, Southwest Stone, Varo Corp., and Bill King’s Brake-O. Don later owned and enjoyed operating Plano Sheet Metal from 1980 to 1992 before retiring. Don loved big band and jazz music, dogs, all things mechanical, sports cars, hot rods, flying, and spending weekends on projects in the garage with Mark. Long-time member of North Texas Austin- Healey Club.  Pre-deceased by parents, wife Louise, and faithful dachshund Hilda. Survived by son Mark (wife Karen) and granddaughters Johanna and Peyton Lambert, of Dallas, and sister Marjorie Jensen and nephews Eric and Kyle Jensen, of Racine, WI.

Internment Service Friday, March 7, 2014, 2 p.m., at DFW National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. In lieu  Of flowers, family requests memorials be made to  Greenhill School, 4141 Spring Valley Road, Addison, TX 75001 or American Cancer Society, 8900 Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX75247. Don’s sunny disposition, good humor, kindness and generosity will be dearly missed but always remembered.

ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home 
10116 E. NW Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238
214.340.8008

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Bret Blades

March 06, 2014 1:57PM

Don always had a quick smile and easy laugh. He enjoyed a good story, cute dogs, and quick sports cars. We miss you already


jerry wall

March 03, 2014 10:38AM

Don, I'll never forget our Healey adventures to the left coast and other exciting trips as well as numerous lunches together over the years. Give all of our regards to DMH and Geoff in Healey heaven. Cheers, jerry wall


Tommie (Farris) Nieman

March 03, 2014 10:33AM

Dear Mark and Family,
I was sad to see that your father passed away, Mark. I will pray for all of you in this sad time. May God's Blessings continue to make you all whole and ease your pain.


John B Cuny

March 02, 2014 3:31PM

You were my friend. I'm so glad you enhanced our lives. You don't have to keep it under 55 any longer. Blue Skies!
John and Sherl