Loras J. Ambrosy, 68, of Dubuque, formerly of Bernard passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at Luther Manor in Dubuque.
Visitation was held from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 at the Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road.
Funeral service followed at 7 p.m. at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. David Ambrosy officiating.
Burial was held Friday, Jan. 3 at Sacred Heart Church, Fillmore.
Loras was born April 27, 1951, in Cascade, the son of Wendel and Callista (Pfab) Ambrosy. He was a graduate of Western Dubuque High School. Loras was united in marriage to Diane Theisen on July 2, 1977, together they had three children and later divorced.
Loras worked at Flexsteel Industries for 41 years, until his retirement in 2017. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Parish, the Knights of Columbus, and the Steelworkers Union. He enjoyed time with family and friends. A few of his passions were farming and playing cards.
Survivors include his children: Renee (Jordan Weir) Ambrosy of Carmel, Ind., Sarah Ambrosy, and Jeremy (Jennifer) Ambrosy all of Cascade; grandchildren Veronica Weir, Addison and Henry Ambrosy. The mother of his children Diane Ronek. Siblings Leonard (Deb) Ambrosy of Bernard, Martin (Carol) Ambrosy of Dubuque, Darlene (Pat) Koob of Palestine, Texas and Karen (Gale) Kleppe of Anamosa. Along with nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Wendel and Callista Ambrosy and Godparents Lester and Bernadine Ambrosy.
The family would like to thank the staff at Luther Manor for their wonderful care and companionship over the past year.