Jack Nelson Lambka, age 88, of Hastings, died on March 3, 2019 in Middleville, Michigan. He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, the son of Roy and Sydona (Jennings) Lambka. He graduated from Battle Creek Central High School. He married Beverly Fountain on March 4, 1950. He honorably served his country in the US Airforce, stationed in England. He worked at E. W. Bliss Company for 25 years and The Viking Corporation for 15 years.
Jack was passionate about cars, built dune buggies, and was the president of the Corvette Club in Battle Creek. He loved doing woodworking and building. He built 2 houses and remodeled one.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Robert Lambka, and grandson Barrett Sherwood. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Beverly, twin daughters Linda (Jim) Wright, Brenda (Brad) Sanders, grandchildren Kristen Smith, David (Jen) Wright, DeeAnne (Nathan) Stencel, Joshua (Val) Sanders, Kathryn Sanders, and 6 greatgrandchildren.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Boy Scouts of America Troop 175 c/o American Legion Post 45, PO Box 152, Hastings, MI 49058.
Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Girrbach Funeral Home, 328 S Broadway, Hastings. Services will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior. Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings.
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