Irene Anna Auguste Becker LAMPSON

Irene is survived by her loving husband Keith C. Lampson; sister-in-law Claire Lampson; niece Laura N. Furlong and husband Jim and their three children. She is also survived by three nephews and their families in Germany Irene graduated from Medical School in Heidelberg, Germany in 1944 Irene also went to Switzerland for her training in Gynecology. Irene immigrated to California in 1954. n 1957, she opened her practice in General Surgery and Gynecology in Santa Rosa as the first female surgeon and gynecologist in the county. She became a U. S. Citizen in 1959. Irene enjoyed downhill skiing, and met her husband Keith at the Santa Rosa Ski Club in 1958, and they were married in 1961. She also enjoyed many activities. A wonderful woman, physician, teacher and mentor, she leaves many friends. A Memorial Service will be on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.. at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa. A reception will follow at the Saturday Afternoon Club, 430 Tenth Street, Santa Rosa. In her memory, donations may be made to Soroptimist Int'l of Santa Rosa, P.O Box 933, Santa Rosa, CA 95402 or the Santa Rosa Symphony, 50 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 410, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Daniels Chapel of the Roses 525-3730

Funeral Home

Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95402
(707) 525-3730

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Feb. 16 to Feb. 27, 2014