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George Ambuehl
November 15, 1897–January 15, 1973
George Ambuehl, 75, a construction worker of 1404 E. Washington, East Peoria, died at 3:35 this morning in St. Francis Hospital, where he was admitted yesterday afternoon.
A resident of East Peoria since 1941, he had been a cement finisher. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of East Peoria.
Born in Monticello, Iowa, Nov. 15, 1897, son of Andrew and Anna Rouf Ambuehl, he married Leona M. Rittmer in Monticello Jan. 19, 1921.
Surviving are his widow; one brother, Rudolph of Monticello; two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Like of Wyoming, Iowa, and Mrs. Elizabeth Cobb of East Peoria. He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at LeRoy Schmidt Memorial Chapel, East Peoria, where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
The Rev. Robert S. Swain will officiate and burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery at Monticello.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, East Peoria.

Submitted by: Lloyd Raeg
Source: The Journal Star, Peoria, IL, 16 Jan 1973.

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