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 Elsie <I>Disney</I> Ambrosious

Elsie Disney Ambrosious

Huron, Beadle County, South Dakota, USA
Death 18 Jul 2006 (aged 84)
Huron, Beadle County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Huron, Beadle County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 16673663 · View Source
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Elsie Disney was born January 31, 1922, to Clarence William and Elsie Delilah (Linn) Disney in Huron. She grew up in Huron and attended Huron public schools. Elsie graduated from Huron High School in 1941.

Elsie moved to California to do war industry work after graduation from high school. She was married to Gail Ambrosius on June 12, 1942, in Glendale, California. After Gail was drafted, Elsie returned to Huron to live during his time in the service. She worked in food service at Washington Elementary School for nineteen years, and worked at Raven Industries for several years.

Elsie was an active volunteer at the Huron Area Senior Center for many years, was a member of A.A.R.P., Degree of Honor, and U.C.T. Elsie was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary, a member of 8 et 40, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over sixty years. She sang with the American Legion Auxiliary Chorus and with Choraleers, the choral group that traveled to Washington, D.C. from Huron. Elsie was a lifetime member of First United Methodist Church of Huron. She enjoyed quilting and crafts.

She is survived by three daughters, Pam Guilliams, of Huron, Shirley (Mil) Schliemann, of Beavercreek, Ohio, and Bev Ambrosius, of Omaha, Nebraska; six grandchildren, Michael (Carrie) Guilliams, Andrew Guilliams, Tony Guilliams, Tracy (Marlin) Burcham, Martyn (Sarah) Schliemann, and Matthew Schliemann; six great-grandchildren, Kaylin and Rebecca Burcham, Jordan Guilliams, Maguire Schliemann, Derek Guilliams, and one on the way as of July 19, 2006; one brother, Dale C. Disney, of Prescott, Arizona; two sisters, Ellamae (Clifford) Moore, of Sun City, Arizona, and Dorothy Martel, of Bismarck, North Dakota; one brother-in-law, Gilbert Andersen, of Jamestown, North Dakota; and numerous nieces and nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gail, on July 31, 1976; and her sister, Ruth Andersen.

Funeral Service:
Saturday, July 22, 2006
First United Methoist Church
Huron, South Dakota

Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery, Huron, South Dakota

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  • Created by: In memory of Scott
  • Added: 16 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16673663
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Disney Ambrosious (31 Jan 1922–18 Jul 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16673663, citing Restlawn Memory Gardens, Huron, Beadle County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by In memory of Scott (contributor 46776086) .