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Andrew J. Ambuehl
26 May 1888–24 Mar 1941
Andrew John Ambuehl died last Monday noon at the John McDonald hospital. He has submitted to a surgical operation which failed to prolong his life. He was a son of Andrew and Anna Ambuehl and was born May 26 May 1888, on Bowen's Prairie. He was married to Lena Etten, April 14, 1909. They made their home in Arkansas for three years and the remainder of their married life was spent in the Monticello community. For the past seven years they had lived in Monticello. A portion of that time Mr. Ambuehl acted as a mechanic and janitor for the McDonald hospital.
He was confirmed in the Reformed church in Monticello April 9, 1903. He acted as deacon of the church from 1926 to 1929 and was reelected to serve for the three year term last January. He served in the capacity of deacon March 16, but became ill shortly thereafter.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by the following children: Lavern of Denver, Colo.; Mrs. Paul Brewer, Anamosa; Mrs. Hans Hoffman, Mrs. Howard Kraft, Mrs. George Eby, Mrs. Irvin Toenjes and Miss Joyce, of Monticello, and by nine grandchildren. His surviving brothers and sisters include Mrs. Elizabeth Cobb, Peoria, Ill., and the following from Monticello; John a twin brother, Mrs. Kate Moore, George Ambuehl, Jr., Oscar, Mrs. Roy Like, and Rudolph.
Funeral services were held this afternoon at the family home and at 2 o'clock at the Evangelical and Reformed church. Rev. Armin Tendick, pastor of that church, had charge of the services. Burial was made at Oakwood cemetery.

Submitted by: Lloyd Raeg
Source: The Monticello (Iowa) Express, 27 Mar 1941, pg. 10, col. 3 & 4.

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