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James E. Ambrose

December 18, 2013

James E. Ambrose
Aug. 17, 1936 – Dec. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH — James E. Ambrose, 77, a Plymouth resident for several years, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
The son of Gus and Lucille Ambrose, James was born Aug. 17, 1936 in Ober. He was a member of the 1955 graduating class of Knox High School.
On July 19, 1958, James and Judith A. Libby were married in LaPorte.
James had worked as a line supervisor for Unimag, making magnets until his retirement.
He enjoyed sports, especially the Cubs and Bears. He was on a bowling league and had played fast-pitch softball in his younger years for Precision Pallets.
James is survived by Judith, his wife of 55 years; two sons: Jerry L. (Kelly) Ambrose of Plymouth and Jim G. Ambrose of Muncie; five grandchildren: Brian (Abbey) Ambrose, Whitney Ambrose, Erica Ambrose, Jared Ambrose and Dexter Ambrose; two great-grandchildren: Noah and Samantha Ambrose and a sister: Elsie (Bob) Shedrow of Knox.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Dan and Thomas.
Friends may visit with James’ family from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 in the Johnson – Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. A Celebration of James’ Life, officiated by his family will be held immediately following visitation at 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial gifts in James’ memory may be given to the American Heart Association, 208 E. LaSalle, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60604.
Online condolences may be sent to the family via:
www.johnson-danielson.com

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