Joseph R. Lambert, Sr.
Age 93 of Mercer, Wisconsin passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021 in Morris.
Born August 1, 1928 in Joliet, Illinois Joseph was one of 11 children of Louis and Lillian (Erickson) Lambert. On June 14, 1975 Joe would marry Charleen Ann Johnston. Joe was a member of the Salvation Army, Teamsters Local #179. He worked as a truck driver for Brown-Lambrecht and AMOCO from which he retired. After retiring Joe and Char moved to Mercer, Wi, a place they so deeply loved to share with family and friends. Joe was an avid fisherman who also enjoyed boating and bird watching, and he took every opportunity to go for a drive when he could. In his spare time he enjoyed driving the trail Groomer for Mercer Sno-Goers Club
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Charleen Lambert; three children: Joe, Jr. (Toni) Lambert, Gary (Ann) Lambert, and Jeanne Tonkinson; one daughter in law, Jackie Lambert; two step children: Troy (Sheri) Tomsheck, and Tracy Keers; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jay Lambert, and ten siblings.
Per Joe's wishes, flameless cremation rites were accorded.
Preferred memorials in Joe's memory may be made to the Salvation Army.
Family and friends may sign the online guest book, upload photographs, or share Joseph's memorial page by visiting: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/obituary/Joseph-LambertSr.
Flameless cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815) 476-2181