Mary June (Lambert) Curtin


July 28, 1928 – August 30, 2020

  • Mary June (Lambert) Curtin
    Mary June (Lambert) Curtin

Mary June (Lambert) Curtin, 92, of Lincoln, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. Mary was born July 28, 1928 to Eugene and Effie Lambert in Davenport, Nebraska.

Upon moving to Sterling, Mary and Charlie Curtin united and were married in 1946. To them were born three daughters.

Mary taught country school, was a medical assistant, and worked in the Health Department for the State of Nebraska. She was active in the Methodist Church, teaching Bible school and serving as a lay leader. She volunteered as an EMT and was on the Johnson County Hospital Board.

Mary was kind, caring and loving to all, putting others before herself. She loved music and was an avid bridge and Scrabble player.

Survivors include: daughters, Cynthia Schwartz (Rodney), Patricia Curtin, Susan Powers (James); 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild; sisters, Joan McNally and Nancy Dyas (Hess); brother, Steve Lambert (Karen); and brother-in-law, Keith Curtin.

Preceding her in death: Husband, Charles Curtin; Sister, Elizabeth MacRae; and brother, Jerald Lambert.

Services will be held at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 84th & Pioneer Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska, on September 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Due to the COVID, guests are limited to family only. The burial service will be in Sterling that afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

Memorials will go to the Alzheimer’s Association.