Obit: Steinwand, Ambrose M. (1877 - 1957)
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Surnames: Steinwand, Pinion, Engeldinger, Lamont, Apfelbeck, Becker, Riese, Orth, Frome, Becken, Verkuilen, Pacholk, Garriety, Tufts, Hemmy, Frane, Leslie, Chase, Strubel

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 7 Nov 1957

Steinwand, Ambrose M. (1 June 1877 - 1 Nov. 1957)

Ambrose M. Steinwand died of a heart ailment at his home in Colby, Wisconsin at 1:15 Friday morning at the age of 80 years. Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic church Tuesday morning, Rev. John B. Pinion officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were Albert Engeldinger, Angus Lamont, Sr., Peter Apfelbeck, Edward Becker, Charles Riese and Conrad Orth, Sr.

Mr. Steinwand was born in the town of Colby on June 4, 1877, and lived here all his life. He was married on April 16, 1903, to Meta Frome who survives him.

For 20 years he manufactured Colby cream cheese in a factory originated by his father. He then entered the automobile business. From 1902 to 1935, he served as postmaster of Colby, Wis.

He had been affiliated with the Lynn Mutual Insurance Company since 1913 as agent, adjuster and officer, being president of the organization’s fire company at the time of his death.

He also had been affiliated with the Security State Bank since its organization in 1920, serving as president for several years, and chairman of the board of directors when he died.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Herbert, of Colby; a daughter, Miss Laura Steinwand of Colby; two grand children; two great grand children; two brothers, George and Theodore, both of Colby, Wis. Three sisters and one brother preceded him in death.

Mr. Steinwand was well and favorably known in Colby and vicinity as a man who always endeavored to perform his duties faithfully and well, and, being of a friendly and kindly disposition, had many friends who are sorry to hear of his death.

Out of town relatives and friends here for the funeral included Mrs. Halver Becken and Miss Elsie Verkuilen of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pacholk and children of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Garriety of La Crosse, Miss Margaret Garriety of Prairie du Chien, William B. Tufts of Tacoma, Wash., Milford Prange of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hemmy of Juneau, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Frane of Wittenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Yorkston, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chase, Delbert Strubel of Neillsville and others from Wisconsin Rapids, Neillsville, Medford, Owen, Withee, Humbird, Spencer, Riplinger, Loyal, Abbotsford and Unity, Wis.



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