Person:Lucille Lamb (2)

Lucille Elizabeth Lamb
  • HJohn Brass1918 - 1963
  • WLucille Elizabeth Lamb1924 - 2014
m. 17 Feb 1942
  • H.  Harold Nelson (add)
  • WLucille Elizabeth Lamb1924 - 2014
m. 25 Apr 1970
Facts and Events
Name Lucille Elizabeth Lamb
Gender Female
Birth? 28 Jun 1924 Abbott, Hardin, Iowa, United States
Marriage 17 Feb 1942 St. Mark's Catholic Church, Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United Statesto John Brass
Marriage 25 Apr 1970 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rockwell, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United Statesto Harold Nelson (add)
Death? 21 May 2014 Rockwell, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States

Lucille E. Nelson - 90 yrs Rockwell, IA Date of Death: 05/21/2014

Lucille Elizabeth Mae Brass Nelson, 89, of Rockwell, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 305 Elm St. East, Rockwell, with the Rev. Rodney Allers officiating. Interment will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, at the Sacred Heart Catholic School in Rockwell, with a Scriptural wake service at 6:30 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Elizabeth Brass Nelson memorial fund in care of the family. Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory in Mason City is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at Lucille Mae Lamb was born June 28, 1924, in Abbott, Iowa, the daughter of Arthur and Elizabeth (Bodecker) Lamb. She attended country school in rural Geneva. She was united in marriage to John Lyle Brass on Feb. 17, 1942, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Iowa Falls, and to this union eight children were born. John died at the age of 45. In order to provide for her family, she worked several jobs over the years including driving a sugar beet truck, canning factory work in Ackley, waitressing, The Coca Cola Bottling Company and in Clear Lake at E F Johnsons through Unisys until her retirement in 1991. She met her second husband, Harold Nelson, when they both worked at The Coca Cola Bottling Company. They were married April 25, 1970, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rockwell. Elizabeth enjoyed spending time with her family – especially all her grandchildren. She also enjoyed meeting her friends for coffee, cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes and supporting her grandchildren at their ball games, especially baseball games. Elizabeth had a strong faith and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she was active in Church Guild. She was also a member of the Helping Hands Club. Elizabeth, AKA: Liz, Lizzy, Betty, Lucy, Mom and Grandma, was a hard worker who always put others first. She was set in her ways and not afraid to speak her mind. She taught her children the importance of persistence, perseverance and to never give up. Elizabeth is survived by eight children: Jean Rood of Mason City, Anthony (LaVina) Brass of Mason City, Mike (Mickey) Brass of Rudd, Marjorie (Frank) Steines of Des Moines, Don (Opal) Brass of Rockwell, Richard (Kim) Brass of Thompson, Cindy (Steve) Meyer of Mason City and Patty Brass of Rockwell; one stepson: Ronald (Dale) Nelson of Alabama; 24 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband in 1963; her second husband in 2001; son-in-law, Jerrold Rood; and grandson, Jeffrey Suby Brass.

  1.   Lucille E. Nelson - 90 yrs.