S: Margaret Lamberg .... remembering the good times
FC: Margaret Lamberg 1912 - 2011 remembering the good times
1: Whether we called her "Mom", "Grandma", "GiGi", "Nana" or just "Margaret", we each have our own special memories of Margaret and her place in our hearts and lives. This book was created as a tribute to Margaret's most cherished moments - being with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and sharing their happiest occasions. Dick
2: ...the early years | Max & Bertha Hoffman ....it all started here | age 2 1/2 years | age 3 years | age 3 months
3: ...and soon there were three | 1936 | Margaret | Bob | Audrey | Audrey - Graduation | Bob - Graduation
4: .... then "Harry met Margaret" (after a few intervening years, of course) | November 11, 1934
5: ...naturally one thing led to another | and before you know it...
6: ...Margaret is the "mother of the bride(s) & groom" | Helene (Dick) June 24, 1962 | Diane (Steve) April 4, 1970 | Stan (Lynne) August 19, 1962
7: Like most "Jewish Mothers", Margaret reveled in the many varied accomplishments of her children, grandchildren and great grand- children. The next few pages document some of those occasions. | Darren's Bar Mitzvah | Ryan's Bar Mitzvah | Todd's Bar Mitzvah
8: Brad's Bar Mitzvah at Descanso Gardens
9: Susan & Darren's Graduations | High School | College | 1984 | 1985 | 1988 | 1989 | Mom's Day 1985
10: Weddings | Niki & Adam July 1997 | Susan & Matt October 1991
11: Even though Margaret wasn't able to travel to Darren and Madeline's wedding, she celebrated at the engagement party | Weddings cont'd | Todd & Carrie July 2001
12: Adam & Zachary are born and Margaret becomes "GiGi"
13: ...and four years later, Elizabeth joins the family
14: Nothing in her life gave Margaret more pleasure than being with her family, children, grandchildren and especially her great grandchildren. Even more special was sharing their birthdays, her birthdays, other joyous occasions and "kvelling" over their happiness. The photos on this and the following pages, arranged chronologically, show Margaret at her happiest, which is the way we would want to remember her. | 2000 | our "birthday girl" at 88
15: 2001 | Stan & Lynne's 39th anniversary party at Bristol in St. Louis
16: 2002 | The whole clan gathers to celebrate Margaret's 90th birthday | Hugs and kisses for "GiGi" on Adam & Zachary's 5th birthday | Our family's "latke pro" shows how it's done
18: 2004 | Celebrating "GiGi's" 92nd birthday | Adam & Zachary's 7th birthday at Faust Park | Stan & Lynne pay a visit | Brad visits in St. Louis
19: 2005 | Celebrating Susan's 40th birthday a whole year early! | Hanukah - 2005 | Elizabeth's 4th birthday | Margaret's 93rd birthday | Niki & Livia visit "GiGi"
20: 2006 | Margaret's 94th birthday
21: 2006 cont'd | Corbin's Naming
22: 2007 | ...and Margaret's 95th birthday | Elizabeth's 6th birthday
23: 2007 cont'd | Girls only family portrait - all the granddaughters and great granddaughters
24: 2008 | "GiGi" gets hugs and kisses from Corbin & Megan to help her broken hip mend faster.
25: 2009 | As good as the Brentmoor food is - an Italian feast from the Pasta House is better!
26: 2009 cont'd | "Kvell" time | "GiGi" meets Dylan and Etta for the first time
27: 2010 | Marian Barnholtz - Margaret's "best Brentmoor buddy" | ... and Cvina - Margaret's all-time favorite "staffer"
28: 2011 | Forever remembered... | ...as the name lives on | August 19, 2011 | Marguerite Lyon Lamberg