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Donald L. Lamb

Donald L. Lamb Donald L. Lamb, age 93, a longtime St. George resident, died March 25, 2019, at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Wamego.

He was born July 30, 1925, in Manhattan, the son of Jacob and Ida (Lee) Lamb. Mr. Lamb was a lifetime area resident of St. George where he was a farmer/rancher.


On July 30, 1947, he was married to his high school sweetheart Dorothy M. Area. She preceded him in death in 2008. Survivors include their three children: Larry Lamb and his wife Terri of Lacona, Iowa, Steve Lamb and his wife Jane of St. George, KS, and Linda Lamb of Manhattan; six grandsons: Mark Lamb (Jenny) Cory Lamb (Melissa), Barry Lamb (Samantha), Tony Lamb (Jen), Brian Lamb (Toshia), and Jake Lamb (Lacee); an honorary granddaughter Kachina Gerber (Brandon); 13 great-grandchildren: Avery Don and Luke Lamb, Nora and Miles Lamb, Logan and Skylar Lamb, Alexis and Maxwell Lamb, Brooklynn, Paislee and McKenna Lamb, Bailee and Ethan Lamb; and two honorary great-grandchildren: Justin and Rylinn Gerber.

He and Dorothy were active members of the Wheathearts Square Dance Club, several camping clubs and other square dance clubs for many years. Don attended the First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. He loved working with horses and could be seen in many parades with his Shetland ponies and wagons. He was active with the Bonfire 4-H Club while his children were young.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dorothy, one brother Robert Dean Lamb, and two children: Sharon Ann Lamb and Kenneth Dean Lamb.

After Dorothy’s death, he enjoyed square dancing with his friend and square dance partner, Rowena Horr.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 30th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Reverend R.C. McConnell officiating. Private family inurnment will be in the St. George Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. Friday, March 29th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the First Presbyterian Church Deacon’s Fund for the Community Meal or Vintage Park Assisted Living. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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