March 31, 1903–August 26, 1987
|Funeral services for Rudolph Ambuehl 84, were held Aug. 29 at the Peace United Church of Christ in Monticello with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Pike officiated at the services.
Mr. Ambuehl of Monticello died Aug. 26 at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids following a brief Illness.
He was born March 31, 1903 in Monticello, the son of Andrew and Anna Ruof Ambuehl. He received his early education in the rural schools of Jones County.
On Nov. 26, 1924 he married Mae Eby at the Peace United Church of Christ. The couple farmed near Monticello until 1959. He was then employed at Cuckler's for 10 years and retired from there in 1969. Following that he was employed at McNeill Hardware and retired from their in 1979. Mr. Ambuehl was a member of Peace United Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife Mae; three daughters, Ruth Otten of Cedar Rapids, Margaret DeWalt and Dorothy Samuelson, both of Peoria, Ill.; four granddaughters; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, four brother and four sisters.
Casket bearers were Larry Bonemann, Oliver Hutton, Kenneth Like, Bob Like, Robert Thoenia, and Albert McNeill.
Goettsch Funeral Home in Monticello was in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund has been established.
Submitted by: Lloyd Raeg
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