Joachim & Agnes (Wiese) Lamp family
Back: Edward - grandfather of Gordy), Frank, Marvin, Vertus, Hubert, Herman
Front: Gerhardt, Joachim (Joe), Jessie, Agnes (Wiese), Charles
Peter Edward Lamp - great-great-grandfather of Gordy
Edward & Laura (Friedrichsen) Lamp
Valda (Lamaack) & Gordell Lamp
Valda & Gordell
From the 2006 Manning Quasquicentennial history book
Valda Ann Lamaack was born on July 7, 1943, daughter of Henry John and Norma Ida (Anthony) Lamaack. Gordell grew up on a farm southeast of Manning with his brother and sister, Mahlon Yale and Luanna Jean (Roe). Ancestral names: Friedrichsen, Lamp, Pieper and Hutchinson. Valda grew up on a farm northwest of Aspinwall with her sister Marla Lou (Nissen) (Kienast), deceased and brother Allan William Lamaack. Ancestral names: Anthony, Kuhl, Lamaack and Kai.
The Lamps are the proud parents of four children Julie Ann, Jill Kay (Saunders), and identical twins, Scott Edward and Steven Vernon. All four children graduated from Manning Community High School.
Gordell initially worked at Farmland in Denison and presently works at the Aspinwall Coop. Valda is a homemaker and worked at Well's
Manufacturing for several years in Manning. Gordell has enjoyed working in the announcer's booth at football games since 1977. He is a lifetime
honorary member of the Hayes Township Schuetzen Verein where he held many offices. Gordell and Valda have farmed for 35 years and raised their
family on the Kuhl century farm northwest of Aspinwall in Iowa Township, Crawford County.
On September 4, 1993 Jill married Jon Edward Saunders and they have two children, Paige Ann (July 4, 1995) and Tyler Jon (March 15, 1999).
Scott was united in marriage on June 24, 1994 to Jolene Garman.
They have two children Quincy Scott (January 26, 1994) and Connor David (July 11, 1996).
Steven was married to Jennifer Fuxa on April 10, 1999.
Julie has been a Certified Medical Assistant for 20 years, Jill has been a legal secretary for 17 years and Jon has been in the agricultural field for 15 years. Scott has been employed with the Iowa Department of Public Safety since 1994 and Jolene will complete schooling, soon to be a Registered Nurse. Steven, after spending 8 years with the Iowa Department of Public Safety, is currently employed by the Federal Government as a criminal investigator. Jennifer is a Project Administrator in the field of corporate development.
Ancestral names are Hutchinson, Petty, Pieper and Dixon. The Lamp's were proud parents of three children, Gordell Vernon born on May 11, 1943, Mahlon Yale born on November 22, 1944 and Luana Jean Lamp (Roe) born on November 22, 1947. All three children graduated from Manning High School. Wilbur and Phyllis enjoyed farming southeast of Manning in Ewoldt Township for 35 years prior to moving to Manning in 1982.
Gordell was united in marriage to Valda (Lamaack) on September 14, 1963. They had four children and reside and farm on the Kuhl Century Farm in Iowa Township. Mahlon was married to Jane (Bauer) on July 18, 1965 and had three daughters. Mahlon was an Iowa State Patrolman for 32 years and Jane was Clerk of Court for Cass County and both have now retired. Jean was married to Rudy Roe on October 26, 1985 and is a Registered Nurse with a BSN degree. She has worked at Iowa Methodist Medical Center for 36 years. Rudy has retired from Super Value where he was employed for 31 years.
Phyllis Lamp, unknown
Wilbur Lamp - 1982 Schuetzen Verein
Wilbur Lamp - 1988 Schuetzen Verein
Gordell Lamp - 1988 Schuetzen Verein king
Wilbur & Gordell Lamp Schuetzen Verein king
Gordell Lamp, unknown - 1983 Hayes Township Schuetzen Verein 100th anniversary
Lamp twins - 1983
Gordy Lamp, Wayne Schroeder, Valda Lamp - 1983
Gordell Lamp - Schuetzen Verein celebration
Valda & Gordell Lamp - 1988 Schuetzen Verein
Valda, Julie, Gordell Lamp - 1988 Schuetzen Verein
Ray Irlbeck, Gordy Lamp - Schuetzen Verein
Gordell Lamp & Wayne Schroeder - 1988 Schuetzen Verein
Luana Jean Lamp - MHS 1966
1961 Back: Gary King, Gene Wycoff - quarterback, Kenard Carstens, LaVern "Butch" Spieker
Front: Tom Bromert, Barry Kusel, Mahlon Lamp, Curt Jansen, Bill Graner, Jim Hansen, Roger Kuhl, Ron Schroeder
Honors for Gordy
Ewoldt No. 7 - page 38 of the 2009 Manning Schools history book
Gordy Lamp with his teacher, Lucille Lamp - Ewoldt No. 7
Kindergarten class 1948 Lucille Lamp - teacher
Kenny Venteicher, Larry Lutwitze, Dean Grimm, Marilyn Brus, Gordell Lamp
Top: Harriet Friedrichsen, Dennis Greer, Marilyn Brus
Third: Gordell Lamp, Evelyn Antone - teacher, Dean Grimm
Second: Jean Lamp, Mahlon Lamp, Sharon Greer
Bottom: Denny Rohe, Curt Grimm, Kenny King
Ewoldt No. 7
Back: Dean Grimm, Ron Brus, Marilyn Brus, Gordell Lamp, Rollin Joens, Evelyn Antone
Front: Leo Joens, Harriet Friedrichsen, Mahlon Lamp, Sharon Greer, Curtis Grimm
Julie Lamp receiving an award
Jill Lamp with superintendent Paul Bjorkgren
Steve Lamp 1st grade
Scott Lamp 1st grade
Jill Lamp & Brian Joens - MVP basketball 1986
Doug Vollstedt & Jill Lamp 1986 outstanding senior athletes
From the 2009 Manning Schools history book
Julie Lamp 1986 MHS 1984
Julie Lamp & Ron Weiss
Jill Lamp & Carla Fox - track
Lisa Gruhn, Lori Eickman, Theresa Willenborg, Michelle Odendahl, Molly Boersma, Jill Lamp, Rhonda Vaughn
Julie Lamp & Mark Johnson
Julie Lamp, track coach Don Lamb, Jill Lamp
Gordy Lamp was driving this end loader when he pulled into the path of an oncoming train he didn't notice at Aspinwall.
He was fortunate to survive this accident.