Ambrose Cletus Sterzinger


Ambrose Cletus Sterzinger, 78, Colby, Wis., died Sunday July 31, 2005, at St. Joseph”s Hospital, Marshfield, Wis., following surgery on July 27 for lung cancer.
Ambrose served in the U.S. Army Infrantry Regiment known as the “Wolfhounds,” and was a veteran of the Korean War. Ambrose worked for the Colby Box Factory, Artcraft Homes, Streckert Manufacturing and Northwes

t Hardwoods. He was the “Dump Man” for the township of Hull for many years.
Survivors include his wife Isabella (Williams) Babcock Sterzinger of Colby Wis.; his children, Richard (Carol) Sterzinger, of Auburndale, Wis., Ronald (Alice) Sterzinger, of Robbinsdale, Minn., Donna (Bill) Hennes, of Unity, Wis., Tim (Cheri) Sterzinger, Marshfield, Wis., Jerry Sterzinger, of Phoenix, Ariz., Lori (Pete) Brill, of Minneapolis, Minn. and Russel (Kimberly) Sterzinger, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; his step-children Wayne (Jean) Babcock and Susan Babcock of Mosinee, Wis., Clyde
(Marlene) Babcock, of Wausau, Wis., David (Bev) Babcock, of Wittenberg, Wis., and Dickie (Jo Ann) Babcock, of Elderon, Wisc; step-mother Violet Sterzinger of Colby,Wis.; sister Mary Ann (Don) Uerling, of Colby, Wis.; brothers Robert (Joanne) Sterzinger of Hibbing, Minn., Jim (Levinia) Sterzinger of Locke, NY, Tony (Ruth Ann) Sterzinger, Herb Sterzinger, and Sylvester Sterzinger all of Colby, Wis.; brothers-in-law Myron (Bev) Williams and Ernest
(Bernie) Williams of Marshfield, Wis., and Jerry (Cathy) Williams of Sarasota, Fla.; sisters-in-law Esther Hornik of Wausau, Wis., Louise (Glenn) Pilgrim, of Brainard, Minn., Angeline Williams, of Round Lake Beach, Ill., Judy (Tom) Miller, of Edgar, Wis., and Dawn (Francisco) Donjuan-Hernandez of Maxwell, Texas; 24 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.


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