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Lincoln Evening Courier, 26 October 1957


Mrs. Ida Caroline Amberg of 329 Wyatt ave., died at 5 a.m., Saturday in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, where she had been a patient for six weeks. Services will be at 2 p.m., Monday from Holland and Barry Funeral Home with the Rev. Ehme Osterbur officiating. Burial will be in Union cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon and evening.

The deceased was born in Lincoln Nov. 3, 1880, the daughter of Eilert and Mary Ann Kurtz Leesman. She was married to William Amberg in Lincoln Feb. 2, 1902 and he survives as do three daughters; Mrs. Mildred Olson of Broadwell; Miss Mabel Amberg and Mrs. Florence Johnson of Lincoln; three brothers, Louis Leesman of Atlanta, Cornelius and William Leesman of Lincoln; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two brothers preceded her in death.

Mrs. Amberg was a member of Immanuel Lutheran church.