Margaret Lamb, 70

Margaret Lamb, 70, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at her home with her loving family by her side. Her legacy will live on as she was a tissue donor.

Memorial services for Margaret will be held on Saturday August 3, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. at Faith Open Bible Church in Marshalltown. Public visitation will be held on Friday August 2, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Memorial Contributions may be directed in Margaret’s name to her family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit or call (641) 844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Margaret and her family.

Margaret J. Baker was born on October 12, 1942, in Virginia, to Russell and Regina (Cheeks) Baker. In 1964, she was united in marriage to Richard Lamb, in Maryland. They resided in Maryland until they moved to Marshalltown in 1985. Margaret was a member of both Faith Open Bible Church and New Life United Pentecostal in Marshalltown. Margaret loved to cook and bake. She also loved to help people; but above all she enjoyed the time spent with her family; especially the time with her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Robin (Trent) Jones of Belmond; William Lamb of California; and Susan (Jose) Bastidas of Marshalltown. Grandchildren: Zachery Lamb, Bobby Weatherly, William “Deek” Lamb, Bryce (Andrea) Lamb, Madyson Bastidas, and Rayna Bastidas. Great grandchildren: Isaiah, Ashton, and Hudson Lamb. Sisters: Sharon Clark of Maryland, Tina Paddy of Kentucky, and Patricia Lore of Maryland. Brother: Ronnie Baker of Maryland; numerous nieces, nephews and other members of the Lamb family.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Richard; both parents; and brothers: Sonny Baker, Billy Baker and Ricky Baker.