Mar. 15, 1907 Mason City Custer County Nebraska, USA
Feb. 14, 2002 San Diego San Diego County California, USA
Claris Eldon ("Pete") Amsberry was born in Mason City, Custer County, Nebraska on 15 March 1907 to Francis Adam Amsberry of Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia and Olive Myrtle Williams of Mason Township, Effingham County, Illinois. He graduated from Broken Bow High School in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska on 27 May 1926. On 31 January 1931, he married Gertrude Dorothea Shaw (daughter of Alva A. Shaw and Blanche G. Fodge) in Broken Bow. Claris and Gertrude had no children. Claris was a Civil Engineer for the United States Navy in California and was a member of the Masons. Gertrude Dorothea Shaw (born 15 November 1906) passed away on 16 February 1987 in California. Claris was a resident of San Diego, California at the time of his death, having lived for 94 years, 10 months and 30 days.