Mary Jane "Jae" (Laughrey) Lamberson

August 10, 1944 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 77)


Mary Jane "Jae" Lamberson, 77 of Dannebrog, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at her home. 

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the First Presbyterian Church in St. Paul.  Pastor Sara Lamberson Nelson will be officiating.  A Private Family Committal will be held at the Glenwood Cemetery in Palmer. The family is requesting masks be worn for the service.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 P.M. on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul and 1 hour prior to services on Tuesday at the church. 

Mary Jane was born on August 10, 1944 to James and Emma “Janie” (Skinner) Laughrey in Logan, Iowa.  She graduated from St. Paul High School in 1962.  Mary Jane received her Master’s Degree at UNK.  She taught at UNK and CCC.  She was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Lamberson on August 30, 1964 in St. Paul.  She was a multi-talented and an inspirational artist.  Her various sculptures are featured around the nation. She was a member of the NOYES Gallery in Lincoln where she displayed her work for over 30 years.  Other memberships include the IMPACT Artists and ANAC Association.  She had studios in Lincoln, her home, and in her barn.  When she wasn’t creating masterpieces, she enjoyed kayaking, traveling, and gardening. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Robert “Bob” Lamberson of Dannebrog; son and daughter-in-law, Robert "Russ" and Jennifer Lamberson of Terre Haute, Indiana; daughter, Courtney Lamberson of St. Paul; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Larry McClure of Lincoln, Yvonne Jackson of Kansas City, MO and Shannon and Lowell Dudzinski of Glendale, AZ; 3 grandchildren, Emma, Alexis, and Robert “Matthew” Lamberson. 

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Janey; and sister, Jeri.

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December 27, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jacobsen - Greenway - Dietz, St. Paul

Funeral Service
December 28, 2021

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church (St. Paul)

Private Family Committal

Pleasanton Street
Palmer, NE 68864

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