|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1913|
|Death: ||Jul. 25, 2004|
Arnold T. "Runt" Ambroson, 91, of Leland died Sunday, July 25, 2004, at the Concord Care Center, Garner.
His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 28, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Leland with the Rev. Jacqueline Swanson officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Sue Johnson who will accompany a congregational hymn and special music by Greg and Rosemary Ambroson.
Casket bearers will be Greg Ambroson, Jason Ambroson, Matthew Ward, Andrew Ward, Randy Wass and Rick Wass. Burial will be at the Forest Home Cemetery, Leland. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. The Cataldo Funeral Home in Garner is in charge of the arrangements.
Arnold Truman Ambroson, the son of Oscar T. and Tilda (Anderson) Ambroson, was born February 9, 1913, at Leland. He graduated from the Leland High School and continued his education at Waldorf College in Forest City.
On October 14, 1938, he married Jean S. Evanson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Leland. They lived in Leland all of their married life where they raised their family and Arnold farmed. Arnold also worked for Interstate Power and at bin sites for sealing government corn. He became a resident of the Concord Care Center in Garner in June of 2003.
He enjoyed his family, farming, sports, politics and visiting with people. He was a life time member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church where he served in many capacities over the years. He served as mayor of Leland and was on the city council for many years. He was instrumental in helping get water and sewer into Leland and developing the city park. He also served on the Leland and Forest City School Board.
He is survived by his two children, Vance Ambroson and wife, Judy of Leland and Debra Ward and husband, Bill of Brighton, Colorado; ten grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Roger Ambroson and wife, Lavonne of Lewiston, Idaho; two sisters, Carmen Romash of Anaheim, California and Margaret Andrews of Laughlin, Nevada; and a sister-in-law, Pearl Ambroson of Fort Myers, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean on August 7, 2003; daughter, Karen Boyd on August 3, 1987; parents; and three brothers, Art, Oscar M. and Orrin Ambroson.
Jean S Ambroson (1919 - 2003)
Karen K Ambroson Wass (1939 - 1986)*
Forest Home Cemetery
Created by: Clarice Brown
Record added: Jul 12, 2011
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