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Body found 6/14/2020 in Winnebago County has been identified.

Updated: Sep 13, 2020


The body that was found in Windsor Lake in Loves Park has been identified as that of

87 year old Mr. Gerald Lamb of Machesney Park.

His body was found near the 7000 block of Windsor Lake Parkway,

The Loves Park Police Department has been heading the investigation of the death.

His obituary reads as follows:

Gerald E. Lamb 1933—2020

Gerald "Jerry" E. Lamb, 87, of Machesney Park passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020. Born May 31, 1933, in Rockford, the son of Charles and Alverna (Bolen) Lamb. Graduated from West High School, Class of 1951. Jerry was the first in his family to graduate from high school. Veteran of the U.S. Army where he achieved rank of staff sergeant. Married Gloria L. Carlson on July 1, 1955, in Rockford. Retired from Metal Cutting Tools after 44 years. Member of Beth Eden United Methodist Church. Survivors include his children, Cindy (Tom) Sandahl of New Glarus, WI, Tom (Diane) Lamb of Rockford, and Carol (Paul) Wenger of Elkader, Iowa; 5 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 1 step-great-grandson; sister, Sally Bergstrom; brothers, Henry (Jane), Robert (Brenda), Raymond (Joy) and Richard (Cindy) Lamb; sister-in-law, Pat Lamb; numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife; granddaughter, Rachel Lamb; daughter-in-law, Tammy Lamb; sister, Alwilda Lamb; and brothers, Charles, Kenneth and John.

Service at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 19, in Delehanty Funeral Home, Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park, with visitation from 12:30 p.m. to service time. Burial in Livingston Cemetery. For complete obituary,

Our deepest condolences to his family, and those that knew and love him.



A body has been located Sunday, June 14, 2020.

The unidentified body was located in Windsor Lake.

The body appeared to be in the advanced stages of decomposition.

Autopsy results are pending.

The death investigation is being conducted by the Loves Park Police Department.

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