Ambrose “Amby” B. Wiedmeyer

Ambrose “Amby” B. Wiedmeyer, 86, of Hartford , passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Kathy Hospice in West Bend .

Ambrose was born May 15, 1923, in West Bend to Ambrose G. and Theresa (nee Wilger) Wiedmeyer. He was united in marriage to Joyce Mueller on June 30, 1954, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

He was a milk truck driver for 24 years. He was a member of St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford .

Ambrose is survived by his wife Joyce; his children, Ann (Ken) Frey of Michigan, Jeanne Wiedmeyer of Oak  Creek, Beth Meyer (Dan Stickler) of Eau Claire, Linda (Bryan) McKeag of Green Bay, Peter (Wendy) Wiedmeyer of Germany, Helen (Joel) Rothbauer of Chippewa Falls, Christine Schwartz of Pennsylvania, and Jane (Jared) Anderson of Ashland; 16 grandchildren, Matthew, Benjamin, and David McKeag, Angelica, Zachari, Noah, Brandi and Haley Wiedmeyer, Emily, Thomas and Nicholas Rothbauer, Theodore and Gabrielle Schwartz, Eva, Oliver and Lucy Anderson; two step-grandchildren, Zachari and Noah; two step-great-grandchildren, Emily and David; his brothers, Henry of West Bend and Edward of Arizona; his sisters-in-law, Helen Wiedmeyer of West Bend, Shirley Wiedmeyer of West Allis, Jean Wiedmeyer of Sheboygan, Dorothy Wiedmeyer of West Bend, Anita Hartman of West Bend, Ruth Striegel of Slinger, Carmen Dais of Hartford and Marion (Robert) Kiefer of West Bend; and his brothers-in-law Elmer Mueller of Hartford and Fritz (Doris) Mueller of Slinger. Ambrose is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ambrose and Theresa; and five brothers, John, Ray, Paul, Tom and Joe; and his sister, Ellie (Carl) Jaroch.

Mass of Christian burial for Ambrose will be held Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, at 5 p.m. at St. Kilian Catholic Church, 264 W. State St. , Hartford , with the Rev. Bernie Sippel officiating.

Visitation will be on Monday, Aug. 3, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the church.

Private Internment at St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery, Hartford .

Memorials to St. Kilian Renovation Fund, Aurora Visiting Nurses Association or the Kathy Hospice are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.shimonfuneralhome.com.