Wanda Lambert


Wanda Marie (Davis) Lambert, 95, of Clear Lake, Iowa, passed away, Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at IOOF Home, in Mason City, after a brief illness.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the Central Gardens and/or North Iowa Hospice. Cards can be sent to the family at: Cyndy Stapes, P.O. Box 174, Tiffin, IA 52340.

Wanda was born on Aug. 6, 1928, in Springville, Iowa, the youngest child of John “Harley” and Marie (Larson) Davis. She was a graduate of Martelle High School in 1945. Wanda married Galen Robertson on Feb. 12, 1947, together they had one daughter, Cynthia Marie.

On June 12, 1968, Wanda married Joe Lambert, of Anamosa, Iowa. After moving to Clear Lake, Wanda adopted Joe’s four children, Nancy, Joseph, David and Tom.

In her professional career Wanda worked at the Jones County Draft Board, was the school secretary, and loved selling dresses at dress shops in Clear Lake.

In her free time she enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing cards, and watching sporting events with her husband (especially Iowa Hawkeye Basketball). Wanda loved the summers in Clear Lake, being able to lay out in the sun and have fun times on the boat.

Those left to cherish memories of Wanda are her daughters, Cyndy (Harley) Stapes, of Tiffin, and Nancy (Duane) Caylor, of Dubuque, Iowa; sons, Joseph (Gracie) Lambert, of Omaha, Neb., David (Shelley) Lambert, Eagan, Minn., Tom (Liz) Lambert, Las Vegas, Nev.; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Wanda is preceded in death by her parents; both husbands, Galen Robertson and Joe Lambert; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three brothers; and one sister.

Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapels, Clear Lake, is in charge of arrangements.


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