Rocky Mountain Fence Post Obituaries for 4-06: Clyde Lambert; Ivan L. Chabot; Cliff B. Lancaster; Wesley N. Conda; Willard Lebsock; Bernadine "Berny" DeVries | TheFencePost.com

Rocky Mountain Fence Post Obituaries for 4-06: Clyde Lambert; Ivan L. Chabot; Cliff B. Lancaster; Wesley N. Conda; Willard Lebsock; Bernadine "Berny" DeVries

Clyde Lambert, age 88, of Redondo Beach, Calif., formerly of New Raymer, Colo., passed away on March 1, 2009.

He was born on April 29, 1921, to Lillian and William T. Lambert. He grew up in New Raymer, where he later taught at the New Raymer High School in the late 1940s.

Clyde served in World War II as a Navy Medic in the South Pacific. He later received his Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Colorado.

Clyde married Ellen Carnes of Haxtun, Colo., in 1949. They later moved to Redondo Beach, where he taught biology and other sciences at El Camino College for more than 20 years.

He enthusiastically shared his knowledge and appreciation of natural wonders, touching people far beyond students in the classroom. He was a lifelong bird watcher, traveled all over the world with his wife Ellen to observe wildlife, birds and people, and spent many hours volunteering as a census taker at the Gray Whale Census.

Clyde is survived by three children: son David Lambert and wife Ann of Dallas, Texas, son Steven Lambert and wife Lydia of San Jose, Calif., and daughter Janet Lambert of San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Matthew and Jonathan Lambert of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Anita and husband Ben Houston of Longmont, Colo., and many nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen; one brother and two sisters.

Clyde’s philosophy of life was to leave things better than he found them, and this came through with everyone he touched in his life. He was a wonderful father, husband, teacher, brother and friend, and he will be missed by all who knew him.

His interment will be held at the Haxtun Cemetery on May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cetacean Society, P.O. Box 1391, San Pedro, Calif., 90733.

Clyde Lambert, age 88, of Redondo Beach, Calif., formerly of New Raymer, Colo., passed away on March 1, 2009.

He was born on April 29, 1921, to Lillian and William T. Lambert. He grew up in New Raymer, where he later taught at the New Raymer High School in the late 1940s.

Clyde served in World War II as a Navy Medic in the South Pacific. He later received his Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Colorado.

Clyde married Ellen Carnes of Haxtun, Colo., in 1949. They later moved to Redondo Beach, where he taught biology and other sciences at El Camino College for more than 20 years.

He enthusiastically shared his knowledge and appreciation of natural wonders, touching people far beyond students in the classroom. He was a lifelong bird watcher, traveled all over the world with his wife Ellen to observe wildlife, birds and people, and spent many hours volunteering as a census taker at the Gray Whale Census.

Clyde is survived by three children: son David Lambert and wife Ann of Dallas, Texas, son Steven Lambert and wife Lydia of San Jose, Calif., and daughter Janet Lambert of San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Matthew and Jonathan Lambert of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Anita and husband Ben Houston of Longmont, Colo., and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen; one brother and two sisters.

Clyde’s philosophy of life was to leave things better than he found them, and this came through with everyone he touched in his life. He was a wonderful father, husband, teacher, brother and friend, and he will be missed by all who knew him.

His interment will be held at the Haxtun Cemetery on May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cetacean Society, P.O. Box 1391, San Pedro, Calif., 90733.

Clyde Lambert, age 88, of Redondo Beach, Calif., formerly of New Raymer, Colo., passed away on March 1, 2009.

He was born on April 29, 1921, to Lillian and William T. Lambert. He grew up in New Raymer, where he later taught at the New Raymer High School in the late 1940s.

Clyde served in World War II as a Navy Medic in the South Pacific. He later received his Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Colorado.

Clyde married Ellen Carnes of Haxtun, Colo., in 1949. They later moved to Redondo Beach, where he taught biology and other sciences at El Camino College for more than 20 years.

He enthusiastically shared his knowledge and appreciation of natural wonders, touching people far beyond students in the classroom. He was a lifelong bird watcher, traveled all over the world with his wife Ellen to observe wildlife, birds and people, and spent many hours volunteering as a census taker at the Gray Whale Census.

Clyde is survived by three children: son David Lambert and wife Ann of Dallas, Texas, son Steven Lambert and wife Lydia of San Jose, Calif., and daughter Janet Lambert of San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Matthew and Jonathan Lambert of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Anita and husband Ben Houston of Longmont, Colo., and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen; one brother and two sisters.

Clyde’s philosophy of life was to leave things better than he found them, and this came through with everyone he touched in his life. He was a wonderful father, husband, teacher, brother and friend, and he will be missed by all who knew him.

His interment will be held at the Haxtun Cemetery on May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cetacean Society, P.O. Box 1391, San Pedro, Calif., 90733.

Clyde Lambert, age 88, of Redondo Beach, Calif., formerly of New Raymer, Colo., passed away on March 1, 2009.

He was born on April 29, 1921, to Lillian and William T. Lambert. He grew up in New Raymer, where he later taught at the New Raymer High School in the late 1940s.

Clyde served in World War II as a Navy Medic in the South Pacific. He later received his Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Colorado.

Clyde married Ellen Carnes of Haxtun, Colo., in 1949. They later moved to Redondo Beach, where he taught biology and other sciences at El Camino College for more than 20 years.

He enthusiastically shared his knowledge and appreciation of natural wonders, touching people far beyond students in the classroom. He was a lifelong bird watcher, traveled all over the world with his wife Ellen to observe wildlife, birds and people, and spent many hours volunteering as a census taker at the Gray Whale Census.

Clyde is survived by three children: son David Lambert and wife Ann of Dallas, Texas, son Steven Lambert and wife Lydia of San Jose, Calif., and daughter Janet Lambert of San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Matthew and Jonathan Lambert of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Anita and husband Ben Houston of Longmont, Colo., and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen; one brother and two sisters.

Clyde’s philosophy of life was to leave things better than he found them, and this came through with everyone he touched in his life. He was a wonderful father, husband, teacher, brother and friend, and he will be missed by all who knew him.

His interment will be held at the Haxtun Cemetery on May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cetacean Society, P.O. Box 1391, San Pedro, Calif., 90733.

Clyde Lambert, age 88, of Redondo Beach, Calif., formerly of New Raymer, Colo., passed away on March 1, 2009.

He was born on April 29, 1921, to Lillian and William T. Lambert. He grew up in New Raymer, where he later taught at the New Raymer High School in the late 1940s.

Clyde served in World War II as a Navy Medic in the South Pacific. He later received his Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Colorado.

Clyde married Ellen Carnes of Haxtun, Colo., in 1949. They later moved to Redondo Beach, where he taught biology and other sciences at El Camino College for more than 20 years.

He enthusiastically shared his knowledge and appreciation of natural wonders, touching people far beyond students in the classroom. He was a lifelong bird watcher, traveled all over the world with his wife Ellen to observe wildlife, birds and people, and spent many hours volunteering as a census taker at the Gray Whale Census.

Clyde is survived by three children: son David Lambert and wife Ann of Dallas, Texas, son Steven Lambert and wife Lydia of San Jose, Calif., and daughter Janet Lambert of San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Matthew and Jonathan Lambert of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Anita and husband Ben Houston of Longmont, Colo., and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen; one brother and two sisters.

Clyde’s philosophy of life was to leave things better than he found them, and this came through with everyone he touched in his life. He was a wonderful father, husband, teacher, brother and friend, and he will be missed by all who knew him.

His interment will be held at the Haxtun Cemetery on May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cetacean Society, P.O. Box 1391, San Pedro, Calif., 90733.

Clyde Lambert, age 88, of Redondo Beach, Calif., formerly of New Raymer, Colo., passed away on March 1, 2009.

He was born on April 29, 1921, to Lillian and William T. Lambert. He grew up in New Raymer, where he later taught at the New Raymer High School in the late 1940s.

Clyde served in World War II as a Navy Medic in the South Pacific. He later received his Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Colorado.

Clyde married Ellen Carnes of Haxtun, Colo., in 1949. They later moved to Redondo Beach, where he taught biology and other sciences at El Camino College for more than 20 years.

He enthusiastically shared his knowledge and appreciation of natural wonders, touching people far beyond students in the classroom. He was a lifelong bird watcher, traveled all over the world with his wife Ellen to observe wildlife, birds and people, and spent many hours volunteering as a census taker at the Gray Whale Census.

Clyde is survived by three children: son David Lambert and wife Ann of Dallas, Texas, son Steven Lambert and wife Lydia of San Jose, Calif., and daughter Janet Lambert of San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Matthew and Jonathan Lambert of San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Anita and husband Ben Houston of Longmont, Colo., and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen; one brother and two sisters.

Clyde’s philosophy of life was to leave things better than he found them, and this came through with everyone he touched in his life. He was a wonderful father, husband, teacher, brother and friend, and he will be missed by all who knew him.

His interment will be held at the Haxtun Cemetery on May 30, 2009, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cetacean Society, P.O. Box 1391, San Pedro, Calif., 90733.