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Paul Eugene Lambert

Aug. 20, 1927 - Jun. 10, 2020

Date of Service: Jun. 20, 2020

BURLEY – Paul Eugene Lambert, a 92-year-old resident of Burley, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

Paul was born August 20, 1927, in Burley, Idaho, the youngest of five children born to Thornton Salmon Lambert and Sarah Prestwich Lambert, joining his siblings, Ray, Joseph, Robert and Mary. He graduated from Burley High School, the class of 1945, then pursued higher education graduating from Rick’s College; Utah State College, with a bachelor’s degree in political science; and finally the University of Washington, with completion of his graduate work in public administration. Paul served his country in the U.S Navy during WWII, which took him from San Francisco to Pearl Harbor; and from Guam to the South Pacific aboard an escort carrier. He was later commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force ROTC through Utah State.

Paul married Mary Ann Mohlman in 1952, and to this union were born Jeanne, Thomas, Janice, and Colleen. They later divorced. In 1976, he married Marie Brasovan.

Paul worked for the Department of Defense for 29 years and then retired and traveled the world with his wife, Marie. Their trips abroad brought them much pleasure. Paul also enjoyed gardening, watching the Washington Redskins football games, and playing golf, which he did as recently as last summer with his friend, Vaughn Egan.

Paul is survived by his wife, Marie; all of his children; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Hospice Visions and Hearts 4 Seniors for the compassionate care they provided to Paul.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley. Burial with military honors provided by the Mini-Cassia Veterans Group will follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery.

A viewing for friends and family will be held at the funeral home from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, June 19, and from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Saturday preceding the service.

Discretion is advised in attendance of all services. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, please wear a mask and comply with social distancing mandates.

A live webcast of the Funeral Service will be available at the following link: https://youtu.be/NZYrAJ387Lc.

A live webcast of the Graveside Service will be available at the following link: https://youtu.be/HQUEMxCond4.

Condolences for Paul Eugene Lambert

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From Richard & Magen Lambert:
Grateful for the good times spent in the company of Uncle Paul. Marie: wishing you peace and comfort during this time of mourning.
From Geri Alejandro:
Marie, My sincere condolences to you. May you be surrounded by comforting angels. Paul was such a good and kind man. Prayers for you and your family.
From Penelope A. Dodson:
Marie and Paul were dear friends to both my husband and myself. I was the Matron of Honor at their wedding in 1976 and have been part of their US travels for many years. Paul is blessed for having passed after a long life and peacefully at home. I know Marie has devoted her life and support to him as he did her. Love to both of them.
From Mary Anne Mohlman:
Dear Marie,
With Paul transcending to heaven, I am saying prayers for you to be surrounded by Heavenly Father's love, warmth and peace. I am so very thankful you were married in the temple. You are a beautiful soul. I just want you to know, I am feeling sad for your loss of your special companion and husband of so many years.
Blessings, Mary Anne Mohlman
From Joanne Clark:
Paul was a wonderful husband to my cousin Marie. Our family thinks the world of them. They gave us one of the most special times in our life, while we were in France with them. The Clark Family - Joanne, Dick, Annette and Scott.
From Jan:
MaryAnne Mohlman and Paul were married for 23 years, enjoying the outdoors and yearly camping trips with their children, roughing it!

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