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Ambrose Eugene Zwickl


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Ambrose Eugene Zwickl Obituary
Ambrose Eugene Zwickl, 84 of Akron, Colorado passed away at Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center on Saturday, September 1, 2018.
Ambrose was born at the Sterling Hospital to Joseph and Mary Zwickl on June 18, 1934. He was the youngest of three children. He went to school at Akron.
Ambrose married Joyce Harms of Hyde, Colorado in 1957. Ambrose and Joyce started farming and ranching at Hyde. They later moved to Akron where he farmed, ranched, and had a dairy. Ambrose and Joyce spent the remainder of their lives at the farm in Akron.
Ambrose worked at the sugar beet plant in Sterling, Hall Grain in Akron, and on the oil rigs in the wintertime. He enjoyed fishing, farming and ranching.
Ambrose is survived by his sister, Catherine Moncreif of California; his children, Michael Zwickl of Akron, Patti (Jeff) West of Aurora, Colorado, and Sandy (Jeff) Highberger of Wray, Colorado; six grandsons, Michael Fletcher, Kirk Fletcher, Lucas Fletcher, Christopher Highberger, Broderick Highberger, and Nathaniel Highberger; granddaughter, Erica Fletcher; 11 great-grandchildren, Jordan Fletcher, Michaela Fletcher, Jared Fletcher, Haley Fletcher-Reinhardt, Emily Murphy Fletcher, Ryan Murphy Fletcher, Gavin Fletcher, Evan Tate, Owen Tate, Juwen Tate, and Joshua Fletcher; brother-in-law, Jim (Jane) Harms; as well as lots of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Ambrose was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; parents, Joseph and Mary Zwickl; and his brother, Joe Zwickl.
A Rosary was held Friday, September 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Akron. Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. also at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment followed at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center or to the Knights of Columbus.
Published in Akron News-Reporter on Sept. 13, 2018
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