Known since boyhood as "Jingles," he begun his work at the printer's trade, when, as a 11-year-old bound for a morning's fishing he was hailed in off the square as he passed the old STAR office quarters on the southside square and asked by Fred Wheeler if he'd like to run the "hand-powered" press. "Jingles" set down his pole and bait can in the courthouse yard -- and worked, first after school and on Saturdays, and then, practiced in his trade, at the STAR for 20 years.
In 1915 he went to Hammond to work at Conkey's and for the Hammond daily, then the Lake County Times. Expert in many phases of his craft, he also worked in Chicago shops, managed a commercial printing shop in Gary for the late Mrs. Harry Ensweiler after her husband's death, and had been with the Post Tribune for long periods several times. He was rightly proud of his more than 50-year career.
"Jingles" was born in Dayton, Ohio February 7, 1893 and came here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Lamberg, in 1885. His home for the past five years was at 153 North West, where he and his first wife, Grace Rosenbauer Lamberg, came from Cedar Lake. Her death occurred September, 1948.
Rev. T.H. Adkins will conduct services at Linton's chapel at 3:00 Saturday afternoon. Cremation at Mount Hope will follow and the ashes will be interred in the Lambert family lot in Maplewood.
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