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Barbara P Lambotte Willett

Female 1917 - 1994  (76 years)

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  • Name Barbara P Lambotte Willett 
    Born 8 Dec 1917  Dover, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Nov 1994  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7026  Rossville
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 

    Father Leogard T Lambotte,   b. 26 Jul 1882,   d. 5 Mar 1948  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Martha Ann Werner Lambotte,   b. 23 Apr 1891,   d. 17 May 1968  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1911  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage- Werner, Martha-Lambotte, Leogard
    Marriage- Werner, Martha-Lambotte, Leogard
    A marriage of interest to a good many Topeka people was solemnized Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock when Miss Martha Ann Werner became the bride of Mr. Leogard Theodore Lambotte. The wedding took place at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Werner, 1258 Mulvane street. Rev. J. W. Waldron was the officiating clergyman. Miss Lizzie Howell played the Lohengrin wedding march. Oak leaves arid purple and white flowers were used in 1he decorations. The ceremony was performed before a large window m the parlor which was banked with ferns arid begonias. The background was of oak foliage. Strands of purple and white reached from the arch to the chandeliers. The reception room and the dining room were decorated in leaves and white chrysanthemums. The bride looked pretty in a gown of white bridal satin with a beaded yoke and trimming used to finish the short-sleeves, high waist, and panel front She carried a shower bouquet of bride roses and fern. Miss Clara B. Lambotte, sister of the bridegroom, was maid of honor. She looked charming in a gown of white French net trimmed in silk brail and beads and satin hands draped over white satin, worn with a pearl necklace set with diamonds. She carried a bouquet of pink roses and fern. The bride’s brother, Mr. Edward Werner, was best man. About 40 guests were present, those from out of town being from Dover. Auburn, Menoken and Delia. The bride is an accomplished young woman with many friends. Mr. Lambotte is in the employ of the Santa Fe. After a short visit to Mr. Lambotte’s sister, Mrs. Charles E. Mitchell, of Rossville, and his brother. Mr. Henry Lambotte, of Delia, they will return to Topeka and will be at home to their friends after November 6, at 1258 Mulvane street. They received some handsome gifts, among them a chest of silver from the bride’s parents.
    Family ID F5671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles W Willett,   d. 5 Jan 1988 
    Married 1954  Reno, Washoe County, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Mark Willett
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 02:37:56 
    Family ID F5670  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1917 - Dover, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1954 - Reno, Washoe County, Nevada Link to Google Earth
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    Obituary- Willett, Barbara
    Obituary- Willett, Barbara
    Barbara P. Willett
    Barbara P. Willett, 76, Topeka, died Thursday, Nov. 10,1994, at her home.

    She was born Dec. 8,1917, in Dover, the daughter of Leogard Lambotte and Martha Werner. She was graduated from Dover High School and attended a beauty college in Topeka.

    Mrs. Willett was a member of Crestview United Methodist Church and was active in various church activi¬ties. She also had worked on several election boards.

    She was married to Charles W. Willett in 1954 in Reno, Nev. He died Jan. 5, 1988.

    Survivors include a son, Mark Willett, Topeka; two brothers, Norman Lambotte, Rossville, and Eldon Lambotte, Hiawatha; a sister, Martha Kaul, Topeka; and two grandchildren.

    Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Crestview United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Willett will lie in state after 3 p.m. today at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. The casket will remain closed. Memorial contributions may be made to Crestview United Methodist Church, 2245 S.W. Eveningside Drive, Topeka, 66614.