LAMB, Brooks Douglas
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Brooks Douglas Lamb, 86, went home peacefully on May 4, 2013. He was born in his family home in Foxwarren, Manitoba April 24, 1927, the second child of four children. He is predeceased by his siblings Elmer, Murray and MJ and his two sons Ken and Russ. He is loved by many and survived by his wife of 64 years Bernice, his three children, Freeman (Jo Ann), Lonnie (Joyce), Lorri (Michael) and daughter-in-law Diana; nine grandchildren, Ashley (Brent), Matthew (Jen), Tim (Jess), Dillon (Chiaki), Clayton (Angela), Becki (Chris), Masen (Leah), Russell and Collin; four great-grandchildren, Momoko, Lynne, Hawthorne and Anna, and many nieces and nephews. Brooks was known for his kindness, respectfulness and generosity. He was a Mason, a Shriner, a Lion, a Pilot, a Mechanic, a Welder, a Drummer, a Treasure Collecter, a Hunter, an all round Sportsman and every hitchhikers' dream. He could fix anything, was a pioneer in road construction, he loved to dance and he threw a great party! The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to the staff of Unit 700 at The Bethany Care Centre, Cochrane. A celebration of Brooks's life will take place Sunday, June 9, 1:30 p.m. at The Cochrane Ranche House (www.cochraneranchehouse.ca). To send condolences please visit http://brookslamb.remembered.com/. In lieu of flowers please send donations to either: The Bethany Care Centre, Cochrane, (www.bethanycare.com) or The Shriners Hospital, 5225 - 101 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T3L 1S4.
Published in The Calgary Herald from May 7 to May 11, 2013