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Galen Joseph Ambrosy

November 27, 1931 December 24, 2018
Galen Joseph Ambrosy
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Obituary for Galen Joseph Ambrosy

Galen Joseph Ambrosy, 87, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Waterloo, died Monday, December 24, at NorthCrest Specialty Care.

He was born November 27, 1931, in La Porte City, the son of Joseph and Emily Schmit Ambrosy. He married Nadine Helland in 1956 and they later divorced.
Galen served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was employed with John Deere for twenty-eight years.

Survivors include: three daughters, Sue (Pete) Hetherington of Des Moines, Gay Lynn Webb of Perry, Mo., and Nan (Phil Henderson) Ambrosy of Waterloo; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, Mike Ambrosy of Waterloo; two sisters, Mary Jo Pint of Cedar Falls and Joann Smith of La Porte City; a sister-in-law, Dianne Ambrosy of La Porte City.

Preceded in death by: two brothers, Richard and Vincent Ambrosy; a son-in-law, Larry Webb; a sister-in-law, Kate Ambrosy; brother-in-law, Don Pint.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, at St. Mary’s of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Full military rites will be conducted by the Gilbertville American Legion Nugent-Demuth Post 714, assisted by the Iowa Army Honor Guard. Public visitation one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorials: may be directed to St. Vincent De Paul or the church.

After retirement, Galen enjoyed reading and traveling.


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St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

1445 East Eagle Rd
Eagle Center, IA 50701

St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church
1445 East Eagle Rd Eagle Center 50701 IA
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St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

1445 East Eagle Rd
Eagle Center, IA 50701

St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church
1445 East Eagle Rd Eagle Center 50701 IA
United States
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