|Johanna "Lizzie" Rickels Ambuehl
4 December 1893–29 November 1987
|Funeral services for Johanna (Lizzie) Ambuehl, 93, of Monticello were to have held today, Wednesday, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Monticello with the Rev. Robert E. Slade officiating. Burial was to be in the church cemetery.
She died Sunday at the Senior Home in Monticello following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 4. 1893 in Wayne Township, the daughter of Gerd and Talke Katherine Tobiason Rickels. She received her education in the rural schools of Wayne Township.
On Dec. 10, 1913 she married Oscar Ambuehl and the couple farmed for several years. They later moved to Monticello where they operated Oscar's Inn. She also worked at the Button Factory and did housework.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Laura Ambuehl of Monticello; a granddaughter, Joanne Schenck of Monticello; two great-grandchildren ; and three great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son, a daughter, one grandson, four brothers and four sisters.
Goettsch Funeral Home in Monticello was in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by: Lloyd Raeg
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