A memorial service for Gloria Lamb, 83, of Milford, was held on the north side of the First Lutheran Church drive in worship location in West Okoboji, on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Memorials may be directed to: 1305 Jeppeson Road #211, Milford, IA 51351.
Gloria Jean Lamb, the daughter of George and Connie (Christofferson) Wallace, was born January 22, 1937, at her family’s home in Milford, and went to her heavenly home on June 15, 2020.
Gloria was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church where she was a lifelong member, and received her education at Milford Consolidated Schools, graduating in 1955. In 1953, Gloria met the love of her life, Don Lamb. The two married in June 1955 and were blessed with four children.
Over the years Gloria worked a variety of jobs, but the most memorable was that of Milford City Clerk from 1977 until her retirement in 2001. In her younger years, Gloria taught Sunday School, was a Girl Scout Troop Leader and bowled in both women’s and mixed double leagues. Gloria enjoyed singing and playing the piano, cooking and hosting large family dinners for her children and grandchildren.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 65 years, Don; children, Vickie (Michael) Wolff, Steven Lamb, Mary Beth (Tim) McCabe and Michael (Beth) Lamb; grandchildren, Jeremy (Leticia) Watkins, Nicole Hintz, Rachel (Dave) Vickery, Zachary McCabe, Kelsey McCabe, Samantha McCabe, Brandon Lamb and Jacob Lamb; great-grandchildren, Tessa Watkins and Jackson, Cameron and Lennon Vickery; brother, George Wallace; brother-in-law, Ted Carpenter; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, George and Connie Wallace; parents-in-law, Floyd and Gladys Lamb; sisters, Sylvia Carpenter and Anna Pike; sisters-in-law, Colleen Simmons, Kathy Christensen and Betty Wallace.
Turner Jenness Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.