It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Ellie Katherine Grace Lambert, 18. Born in Denver, CO on October 20, 2002. She was a recent honor roll graduate from East High School, graduating with a 4.5 GPA and had committed to attend Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA. Ellie was tragically killed by a drunk driver on the night of June 3rd, 2021 in New Orleans, LA, 10 days after her high school graduation. She was an avid supporter of many social justice issues and had a desire to enter into a career of criminal justice and to help others.
She is survived by her mother Aimee Kinning (Vail, CO), her father Matt Lambert (Aurora, CO), step-mother Nicole Setherley, her younger sister Sofia Lambert (Aurora,CO), as well as her maternal and paternal grandmothers (Kitty George of Edwards, CO & Doreen Lambert of Whidbey Island, WA) and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Services will be Saturday June 12, 2021 with visitation beginning at 9:00 am and the funeral service at 11:00 am at Horan & McConaty 11150 E. Dartmouth Ave. Aurora, CO 80014.
For those wanting to attend the service virtually, please use the following livestream link to view the Funeral Service, beginning at 11am on Sat. June12th
You are invited to leave a memory of Ellie, or a message to her family here, on the Tribute Wall.