She was born in Raton New Mexico on April 23, 1916, to James and Iva Mae (Countryman) McMath. She married James Edward Lambert in Indianapolis on Jan. 8, 1938. They lived their married life in Winona Lake and Warsaw. Ed passed away in 1986.
Ellen was active in Eastern Star, serving as a district deputy in the 1950’s. She was also very active in the First United Methodist Church, Warsaw, Ind., and many other projects in Warsaw.
Ellen is survived by her daughter: Janice (Edward) Fox; three grandchildren: Michael (Melissa) Mollenhour, Judy Mollenhour, Julie (Joseph) McGinley; and two great-grandchildren: Eric Mollenhour and Joseph McGinley.
There will be a memorial service and burial at a later date. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorial contributions are to the Grace Village Health Care, 337 Grace Village Dr., Winona Lake, In. 46590 or Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, In. 46581-1196
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