Mary Lamb obit

Mary Lou (Louisa) Lamb passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022, at the age of 100. Mary Lou was born in Brooklyn, Wis., to parents Frank and Fanny Jordan. She married Virgil Lamb on June 28, 1941, and they were married for 77 years.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Betty Thornton, Janesville, and daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Carl Gustafson, Madison. She is survived by three children, Shirley (Larry) Gilbert of Oregon, Wisconsin, Virgil (Donna) Lamb Jr. of Puyallup, Washington, and Alan (Sue) Lamb of McFarland; and son-in-law, Jack Thornton, Janesville. Mary Lou was the proud grandmother of 10 grandchildren and many great and great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY, 204 Church St., Brooklyn, Wisconsin, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, followed by a dessert reception at Brooklyn Community United Methodist Church, 201 Church St., Brooklyn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brooklyn Community United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at

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(608) 835-3515

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