GEORGETTA JUNE AMBROZ
1931-2023 Georgetta June Ambroz was born to William and Minnie (Lohrengel) Wendt on September 9, 1931 in Hanover, Kansas. She grew up with her family in Kansas until moving to Tecumseh around 1947 when her father bought a local restaurant. June completed her education in Tecumseh, graduating from Tecumseh High School.
She was united in marriage to William John Ambroz on September 15, 1951 at the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tecumseh, Nebraska. They made their home on the Johnson/Nemaha County line where they raised their four children. After Bill retired from farming, June and Bill purchased their new home in Tecumseh in 2002. This was the first house built in the Shawnee Ridge addition to Tecumseh. Bill passed away January 14, 2018. June continued to live in their home until her death on February 6, 2023.
June was a member of St. Andrew Altar Society and enjoyed volunteering at the St. Andrew School and spending time with the children. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening, going to the casino, feeding her birds and especially watching hummingbirds outside her window. June enjoyed having coffee with her friends on Wednesday mornings at the Action Center. She was a loving caregiver for her children.
June is survived by her sons Bill Ambroz, Jr. of Beatrice and Blaine Ambroz of Lincoln, grandchildren, Reid Ambroz, Jennifer Ambroz, Brock Ambroz, Amelia Ambroz and Ethan Ambroz, six great-grandchildren and daughter-in-law Linda Ambroz.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill, daughter Barbara, son Bradley and brother Donald Wendt and wife Vivian.
A Memorial Mass was held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 13, 2023 at the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tecumseh, Nebraska with Father Thomas McGuire officiating. Organist, C.J. Lamb-Evans, accompanied congregational hymns, “Here I Am Lord”, “On Eagle’s Wings”, “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art.” Inurnment was in the St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery, Tecumseh, Nebraska. Memorials may go to the Johnson County Historical Society.
Services were entrusted to Wherry Mortuary, Tecumseh, Nebraska.