Lou Ann Lambert, 67, of Elburn, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, at the Pepper Family Hospice Facility in Barrington, Ill. Released from her courageous battle with cancer, she now claims the promise of her Savior.
She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Dennis Lambert of Elburn; two children, Dennis Lambert Jr. of McHenry, Ill., and Michael (Tiziana) Lambert of Chicago; two grandchildren, Olivia Grace and Isabella Rose Lambert; two siblings, Bill (Jackie) Docimo of Elburn and Maryann (Jack) Patti of Bartlett, Ill; her mother, Mary Docimo of Bartlett; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her father, Tony Docimo.
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m., with a wake service at 7:30 p.m., on Sunday, Jan. 29, at Conley Funeral Home. An additional time of visitation, also at the funeral home, was held Monday, Jan. 30, from 9 to 10 a.m. A funeral Mass to celebrate her life was held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, at St. Gall Catholic Church. Fr. Karl Ganss, pastor of the church, officiated, and interment followed at St. Gall Cemetery in Elburn.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name to benefit Lou Ann’s favorite charities. Checks may be made to the “Lou Ann Lambert Memorial” and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at www.conleycare.com, where you can also find her full life story.