"Sam" Daynell Lamb, 45, of Idaho Falls, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.
She was born Sept. 16, 1968, in St. Anthony to Gordon Rudd.
She was a graduate of ISU with a bachelor's degree, majoring in political science. She was a business owner, an accomplished journeyman, a proud volunteer at the Museum of Idaho and a proactive supporter at the new kennel in Idaho Falls, as well as a staunch advocate for animal rights.
Sam married Todd Lamb on June 28, 2000.
Sam enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and landscaping. She loved flowers and animals. She is survived by her husband, Todd; and her cats, Josie, Monkey, Boots, Fussy and Percy.
Her love of animals and desire to save as many strays will always be treasured. So will the passion and care she showed to animals her whole life; her best moments were with Keida, Yoda and all the others she took care of throughout the course of her life.
Survivors include her husband, Todd Lamb; father, Gordon Rudd; sons, Malachii and Jake; sisters, Afton Bare, Tami (Brian) Harrison, Melody Evans and Adrian Rudd; and a brother, Kelly (Lisa) Holland.
She was loved by family and friends and she will be deeply missed.
A celebration of life will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at 390 Bridger Drive in Ammon.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.coltrinmortuary.com.