Phyllis T. (Oster) Lambert, 92, passed away April 7, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Howard, SD. Phyllis was born October 12, 1929, to Henry J and Margaret (Kimber) Oster. She grew up in rural Ethan and attended Davison County country school through Grade 8, then attended Ethan high school. She was an honor student, editor of the Ethan High School newspaper “The Roundup”, and business manager for the EHS yearbook. While in school, she worked as secretary for Superintendent Fred Shaw. Phyllis was selected as the Ethan HS DAR candidate for the Good Citizenship Contest; she graduated as class Valedictorian in 1947. Following high school, Phyllis attended Notre Dame Junior College in Mitchell SD and graduated from the College I Secretary program in 1948. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority and active in the College and Business Girls’ Sodality group. After graduation, she worked as a legal secretary for Mr. Fred Tinan in Mitchell for a year and then as a medical secretary for Dr. Robert “RJ” Delaney and Dr. William “Bill” Delaney until 1952.