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Catherine Lamb — Creston

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 9:37 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 11:19 a.m. CDT

Catherine Lamb, 75, of Creston died Nov. 19, 2013, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. The Rev. Kenneth Halbur Jr. will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. There will be no public viewing. Visitation with family present will be 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday with 6:30 p.m. Rosary at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 W. Montgomery St. Memorials may be given to St. Malachy School. Online condolences may be left at

Catherine Lamb, daughter of Clara Catherine (Bintner) and John Joseph White, was born Oct. 15, 1938, in Creston.

Catherine attended school in Creston and graduated from Creston High School in 1957.

After graduation, on Aug. 7, 1957, Catherine married Leon Lamb.

Catherine was a homemaker.

Catherine was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of America.

Catherine is survived by her husband Leon Lamb of Creston; sons, Steve (Vicky) Lamb of Prairie Village, Kan., Jeff (Linda) Lamb of Creston, Craig (Missy) Lamb of Pleasant Valley and Mike (Roxanne) Lamb of Red Oak; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; brother Jack (Shirley) White of Hammond, La.; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mary Ann Mathiason and Bobbi Hawks; and brothers-in-law, John Mathiason and Paul Hawks.

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