Helen Ambos

BOTKINS — Helen E. Ambos, 89, of Botkins, died 4:05 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at the Dorothy Love Nursing Home, Sidney.

She was born April 2, 1924, the daughter of Roy O. and Laura (Schumann) Metz, who preceded her in death. On June 30, 1946, she married Don W. Ambos, and he died Dec. 10, 2009.

Survivors include a son, Craig (Doris) Ambos, Botkins; a daughter, Karen (Ed) Green, Sidney; four grandchildren, Joel (Ashley) McLain, New Orleans, La., Tonya (Chad) Slonaker, Sidney, Lisa Gregory, Sidney, and Eric Ambos, Botkins; two great-grandchildren, Rileigh McLain and Marian Gregory; and a brother, Victor Metz, DeGraff.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Metz, and a sister-in-law, Janice Metz.

Mrs. Ambos retired as a secetary from the Botkins Schools. She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Botkins. She enjoyed crocheting.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m., at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Botkins, with Pastor Bob Carter officiating. Burial will follow in the Loramie Valley Cemetery, Botkins.

Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta and one hour prior to the service at the church Saturday.

Memorial may be directed to the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Botkins Schools or the Botkins Volunteer Fire Department.

Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.


Funeral Home

Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home
1102 Lincoln Ave. Wapakoneta, OH 45895
419-738-7676

Published in Sidney Daily News from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2014