|Birth: ||Jun. 17, 1887|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 1965|
Son of Floyd Mertin Amsberry of Southside, Mason Couny, West Virginia and Rose Ella Comer of Lucas County, Iowa.
Husband of Susan Bertha Amelia Talmon of Cheyenne County, Kansas; married on 02 August 1909 in Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska.
"Alfred Lee Andrew Amsberry was born June 17, 1887, at Mason City, Nebraska, in Custer County. He died February 10, 1965, at St. Francis, Kansas. at the age of 77 years, seven months and ten days.
Mr. Amsberry was the son of the late Floyd N. and Rose Ella Amsberry. He moved with his family to Union, Nebraska, in Cass County in 1901 and later moved to Benkelman, Nebraska. Here, in this community, he grew to manhood and attended the public schools.
On August 2, 1909, Mr. Amsberry was united in marriage to Susanne Bertha Amelia Talmon. Twelve children were born to them, seven of whom are living. The five children who preceded him in death are: William at the age of 12 years, Howard at the age of 45, Francis, Lelia and Ruth in infancy. One sister and two brothers also preceded him in death: Grace, Earl and Louis.
Alfred Amsberry and his family lived in northwestern Kansas and in the Big Timber community and eastern Colorado most of his life. They moved to Bird City, Kansas, about 22 years ago. Mr. Amsberry has been a farmer most of his life until he retired a few years ago. He was always ready and willing to help anyone in need and he always had a cheery smile for his many grandchildren, neighbors and his friends.
When Alfred was a young man he attended the Lutheran Catechism class. Later he was baptized and united with the United Brethren Church. He was a member of the Bird City Odd Fellows Lodge No. 430.
He is survived by his wife, Susanne, and seven children.
They are: Irene and her husband, Jesse Clark, of Brush, Colorado.; Ernest Amsberry and his wife Betty of Snyder, Colorado.; Vera and her husband, Clayton Summer, of Brush, Colorado.; Leonard Amsberry and his wife, Lohrene, of Bird City, Kansas.; Dorothy and her husband, Robert Hammers, of Englewood, Colorado.; Lee Amsberry and his wife Doris of Bird City, Kansas.; Darlene, and her husband, Richard Brubaker, of Bird City, Kansas.: 21 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; two brothers, Lawrence of Denver, Colorado., and William of Burlington, Colorado.; five sisters, Miss Pauline Amsberry and Mrs. Etta Cone of Torrington, Wyoming.; Mrs. Lefa Hall of Sanger, California.; Mrs. Lucille Atkins of Denver, Colorado., is and Mrs. Roberta Faatz of Tucson, Arizona., and many friends.
The funeral services were held in the Bird City Methodist Church at Bird City, Kansas, February 13, 1965, at 2 p.m., with Rev. J. Ralph Watkins officiating. Interment was in the Benkelman Cemetery with the I.O.O.F., No. 430 of Bird City assisting in the graveside service.
Relatives and friends coming from a distance to attend the funeral of Mr. Amsberry were ; Mrs. Etta Cone and Mrs. Pauline Amsberry, Torrington, Wyoming.; Mr. and Mrs. Jess Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Sumner, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Amsberry and family, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Sumner and family, Mrs. Patty Prime and Ronda and Mrs. Edna Amsberry and Marlin, all of Brush, Colorado.; Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Kramer and family, Mrs. Earl Teeter and family, Mr. Gerald Amsberry and Mr. and Mrs. Terrell Sumner, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Amsberry, all of Denver, Colorado.; Mr. and Mrs. Merrell! Amsberry of Burlington, Colorado.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hammers and family of Englewood, Colorado."
Floyd Murtin Amsberry (1854 - 1914)
Rose Ella Comer Amsberry (1867 - 1910)
Susanne Bertha Amelia Talmon Amsberry (1892 - 1998)*
William H. Amsberry (1909 - 1921)*
Lelia Leta Amsberry (1911 - 1911)*
Francis Lee Amsberry (1914 - 1914)*
Howard Louis Amsberry (1915 - 1960)*
Ruth Lorene Amsberry (1920 - 1920)*
Darlene Lucille Amsberry Brubaker (1929 - 2015)*
Alfred Lee Andrew Amsberry (1887 - 1965)
Grace Goldie Amsberry Seitz (1888 - 1941)*
Louis Francis Amsberry (1890 - 1954)*
Earl Thomas Amsberry (1893 - 1919)*
Pauline Darrel Amsberry (1899 - 1987)*
Created by: Chuck Munn
Record added: Aug 08, 2006
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