Signa M. Lambrecht
Signa M. Lambrecht, 76, of Merrill, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at her home surrounded by family.
She was born Feb. 7, 1936 in Merrill to the late Sig and Marie (Wyland) Stevenson. She married Robert Lambrecht in Merrill. He preceded her in death Aug. 21, 1998.
Signa attended and was a graduate of Merrill High School. She worked in retail and restaurant service until she and her husband purchased Skipper’s Restaurant, fulfilling her dream of owning and operating a restaurant of her own. Together they operated Skipper’s for over 20 years. Signa was well known for her home cooking, soups and desserts. After her husband passed away, she managed the deli department at Drew’s Piggly Wiggly where she carried on her tradition of home cooking and catering for special occasions. Signa was a lifelong member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. Besides cooking, she enjoyed time with her friends and going to the casino.
Survivors include her son: Randy (Jeanne) Lambrecht, Merrill; two daughters: Jill Lambrecht, Lake Ridge, VA, and Julie (Alan) Coss, Merrill; one sister: Elaine Drew of Merrill; five grandchildren: Kimberly, Chad, Keith, Danny and Steven: two step-grandsons: Dustin and Michael: one great-granddaughter: Delaney and two step great-grandchildren; Tegan and Corbin, and her cat: Katee Ann whom she loved and cherished. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert, and two brothers, Earl and Bill.
Funeral Service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Waid Funeral Home. Rev. Maurice Schaus will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Merrill Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be given to the Lincoln County Humane Society or Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice Services.
Waid Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.