Phyllis J. Ambrose, 80, of Fairbury, Ill. died Feb. 3, 2008 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, Ill.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Chenoa at a later date. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.
Phyllis was born Sept. 23, 1927 in Fairbury, Ill., the daughter of John F. and Ida Denniger Somers. She married F. Van Ambrose on July 13, 1946 in Fairbury. He died March 13, 2001. Phyllis was a homemaker, a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fairbury and its Altar and Rosary Society.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, John (Pete) Somers, Vince Somers, Claire Somers, Kenny Somers, one sister, Mary Gunn and a daughter, Patricia Ann Ambrose.
Surviving are four sons, Michael V. (Suzanne) Ambrose, Sugarland, Texas, P. Thomas (Linda) Ambrose, Fairbury, John C. (Lynn) Ambrose, Panama City Beach, Fla., Richard J. (Mary) Ambrose, North Platte, Neb. and one daughter Kathleen M. (Randy) Menke, Cherokee. Also surviving are six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.