Geraldine M. "Geri" Ambler

August 10, 1924 - June 6, 2017
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Belvidere, IL

Geraldine M. “Geri” Ambler, 92, of Belvidere, passed away peacefully, June 6, 2017 at Northwoods Care Center in Belvidere. Born August 10, 1924 in Belvidere, daughter of Charles and Lura (Brainard) Leonard. Geri married Russel C. Wych on June 28, 1947 in Belvidere, he preceded her in death on December 5, 1967. She went on to marry George W. Ambler on January 22, 1972 in Belvidere, he preceded her in death on September 25, 2006. Geri was employed by Camcar/Taptite as an inspector for 26 years. She was a faithful member of Saint John’s United Church of Christ, where she served on the ladies guild. Geri loved country music and square dancing. She and George loved spending their summers at their cabin at Lake Koshkonong and winters in Arizona.

Geri is loved and missed by her son, Allen (Barbara) Wych; grandchildren, Lisa (Kevin Boulier) Lennon, Julie Lennon, and Andrew (Christen) Lennon; 4 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Steve (Linda) Lennon; sister-in-law, Dorothy Leonard; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Russel and George, daughter, Bonnie Lennon; and siblings, Rollin (Arlene) Leonard, Gladys (Robert) Coleman, Ida Belle (Frank) Dimario, Myrtle (Albert) Schult, and Warren Leonard.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Northwoods Care Center for their loving and compassionate care of Geri.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave with Rev. Muriel Morley-Jahn officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saint John’s United Church of Christ. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 9, 2017

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m., until 10:45 a.m., prior to the service


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 9, 2017

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave with Rev. Muriel Morley-Jahn officiating


Cemetery Information

Belvidere Cemetery

Address:

1121 N Main St., Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saint John’s United Church of Christ


 

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Born: August 10, 1924
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Trudy Flippo posted on 6/9/17

The family of Geraldine, so sorry for your loss. Been neighbors for many years. Matt & Coran Ohlsen and the whole Ohlsen family.

 

Julie posted on 6/7/17

Dear Grandma, Thank you for so many wonderful memories. You will forever be missed and thought of by your family. I am sad that you are not here with us any longer but know you are now at peace. Love Always, Your granddaughter Julie

 

Harry Allen posted on 6/7/17

Sorry to hear you lost you mom,never easy to loose a loved one. My prayers go out to you and Barb.

 

Michele Wiencek posted on 6/7/17

Dear Al, Barb and your entire family, My sincerest sympathy at the loss of your Mother and very special loved one. May your favorite special memories of her sustain you and keep her close in your hearts forever! My prayers to all.

 

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