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Wilbert Francis "Dick" Ambrose
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1911
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1956
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA

Son of William Riley and Adeline Belle Hicks
married to Edith Esther Lea Davis
Married to Bertha Lucinda Reeves

Wilbert Francis Ambrose, son of Riley and Belle Hicks Ambrose, was born near Hettick, Ill, July 29, 1911 and passed away near his home in Whitewater, Wis., on Dec. 6, 1956 at the age of 45 years, 4 months and 7 days.

He was married to Esther Davis in May 1929 and to this union two children were born, William of Alton, Il and Robert, in the armed forces, stationed in Japan.

He later married Bertha Reeves Sennett and she survives. They have two children, Richard and Maribel at home.

He is survived by his mother, Mrs.Belle Ambrose of Palmyra, IL; three brothers, Curtis, Franklin, Il; Luther, Scotville, IL; Archie, Hettick, IL; and three sisters, Mrs. Ralph Sitton, Franklin, IL; Mrs. Robert Bilbrucks, Palmyra, IL; and five step-children; Gene, Barbara, and Patricia Sennett all of Peoria, IL and and Jerry and Charles Sennett at home.

Funeral services were held at the Stults Funeral Home in Palmyra and burial was at Pine Tree Cemetery near Patterson.

Dick, as he was known here, lived near Dahlgren until 1954 and was well known and liked in that vicinity. 
Family links: 
  William Riley Ambrose (1868 - 1947)
  Adeline Belle Hicks Ambrose (1878 - 1957)
  Edith Esther Lea Davis Fox (1911 - 1991)*
  William Francis Ambrose (1929 - 1997)*
  Robert Lee Ambrose (1932 - 1964)*
  George Lee Ambrose (1896 - 1955)*
  Curtis Harold Ambrose (1898 - 1980)*
  Estle F Ambrose Sitton (1903 - 1972)*
  Luther Calvin Ambrose (1904 - 1968)*
  Wilbert Francis Ambrose (1911 - 1956)
  Ida Mae Ambrose Bilbruck (1914 - 1999)*
  Archie L Ambrose (1918 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Pine Tree Cemetery
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Becky Bowman
Record added: Dec 28, 2011
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Wilbert Francis Dick Ambrose
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Wilbert Francis Dick Ambrose
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- Karen Wiedemann
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
Sleep well Grandpa Ambrose
- Becky Bowman
 Added: May. 8, 2012

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