Beth A. Lamb Duff

Beth A. Lamb Duff, 89, Russell Springs, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at Prairie Senior Living Complex in Colby.

She was born Sept. 4, 1931, near Ingalls in Gray County to Fred and Anna (Hadley) Ausmus.

She married Jack Lamb on Jan. 21, 1951 in Winona. He preceded her in death. She later married Charles Duff on Sept. 30, 2006, in Russell Springs. He preceded her in death. She was a ranch and farm wife.

Survivors include three sons, John Lamb and wife, Tonya, Russell Springs, Jerry Lamb, Roff, Okla., and David Lamb and wife, Amy, Winona; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and the Duff family stepchildren; step-grandchildren; and step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Donald Glen Ausmus, Alfred Ausmus, Richard Ausmus, and Roger Ausmus; and two sisters, Dorothy Peitz and Norma Straub.

A private service for family only will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Winona United Methodist Church; burial in Winona Cemetery.

Visitation for the public will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to the church in care of Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, Oakley.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on September 29, 2020