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Patricia Louise Gilbert

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Patricia Louise Gilbert 1936-2014 Patricia Gilbert, a former longtime resident of Lake County, passed away suddenly on March 3, 2014, in Lodi, California. She was born Patricia Louise Gilbert in Exeter, California, on October 31, 1936, to Louis Estel Gilbert and Ivy Rose Overman Gilbert. She like the fact that she was born on Halloween and when she was a child she always thought the party was for her. She married James Willard Lamb on March 21, 1953, and together they raised five children. She moved to Lake County in 1973 with her family. She worked as a caregiver for many years in Lake County. She adored the color purple and this was reflected in the clothes that she wore. She was a member of the comedy group Ella Mae Humdingger and Company for 38 years with Patsy Manwill and Maria Thoman, and enjoyed traveling around the country performing everywhere and having fun. She was also a longtime member of TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly). She was preceded in death by her ex-husband, James Willard Lamb; her parents, Louis and Ivy (Overman) Gilbert; her stepfathers, Robert Fink and Elmer "Gil" Gilbert; and her brother, David Gilbert. She is survived by her children, Eva Wise (Ross) of Napa, California, Alan Lamb (Karen) of Idaho, Joy Masepoli of Nevada, Peggy Farmer (Steve) of Galt, California, and Robert Lamb (Cheri) of North Carolina; two sisters, Beth Albano (Lucian) and Mary Boone (Gene); and by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was cremated per her request and her ashes will be scattered on Lake Tahoe at a later date. A private memorial service will be held at that time for family. Please share your memories by signing the guest book at www.legacy.com
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from Mar. 26 to Apr. 1, 2014
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