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AMBROSE, Rachel 1942-2009


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 6/20/2010 at 17:49:12

[Waterloo Courier, Sunday, December 20, 2009]

WATERLOO - Rachel Ambrose, 67, of 213 Park Road, died Friday, Dec. 18, at Cedar Valley Hospice Home of natural causes.

She was born July 1, 1942, in Franklin, Miss., daughter of Charlie Dickins and Reanie Parks. She married Cliff Ambrose Sr. in Preston, Minn. He preceded her in death.

She retired from the University of Northern Iowa as a custodian.

Survived by: two daughters, Beverly (Willie) Rockett and Sheila Ambrose, both of Waterloo; three sons, Cliff Jr. of Rochester, Minn., Gary of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Markus of Waterloo; two brothers, John Lee (Alberta) Dickins of Waterloo and Charlie (Annie) Dickins of St. Albany, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: a daughter, Santrice Ambrose; a grandson; a granddaughter; two brothers, Jimmie Dickins and Lonnie "Newt" Dickins; and three sisters, Ora Robinson, Geneva Landfair and Goldie Biddle.

Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Public visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, and for an hour before services Wednesday, also at the church. Sanders Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials: may be directed to the family at 213 Park Road, where they will receive friends.


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