Anna Jean Lamb

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Anna Jean Lamb

March 23, 1934 - April 26, 2019

BENKELMAN, Neb. — Anna Jean Lamb was born March 23, 1934, in Benkelman, to Leonard and Cordelia Leta Fern (Johnson) Warren. She graduated high school in Benkelman and went on to attend LPN schooling in Denver. Anna married Ira Edwin Lamb in 1946 in Benkelman.

The couple made Benkelman their home from 1946-1956. They went on to live in Powell, Wyo., Idaho Springs, Colo., Thornton, Colo., and they enjoyed a brief stay in Mountain Home, Ark., before returning to Benkelman. Anna worked as a licensed practical nurse in the Denver area and transitioned into in home care and house cleaning in later years.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Benkelman and totally enjoyed helping at the Senior Center. She enjoyed helping the elderly, gardening, feeding and watching birds, antiques and she loved her cat, Chrisse. Anna loved life and sunshine!

Anna Jean passed away Friday morning, April 26, 2019, at her home in Benkelman. She was 85 years of age.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and daughter, Sherri Ann Jacobs.

Survivors include her daughter, Shelli Jones and husband, Stanley of Broomfield, Colo., and son, Scott Lamb of Benkelman; son-in-law, Moses Jacobs of Englewood, Colo.; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Friday, May 10, 2019, 10:30 a.m., (MT) at the First United Methodist Church of Benkelman with Pastors Rod Helibrun and Mike Clements officiating.

No viewing; Anna chose cremation.

A memorial has been established in Anna’s memory.

Online condolences may be left at

Benkelman Memorial Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.