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Richard "Dick" Amberger, Sunman, was born July 20, 1943, in Batesville, the son of Leo and Ruth Zins Amberger.
He married Jo Ann Retzner May 27, 1967, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Sunman, and she survives. Dick worked at Heartwood, Batesville, and was a member of St. Nicholas Church. He enjoyed simple pleasures and spending time with his family, but was also an avid hunter and a member of the NRA. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at the age of 73, Dick passed away at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Amberger; son, Charles Amberger, Sunman; daughter, Charlene (Neil) Dudley, Batesville; four grandchildren, Alex Dudley, Megan Amberger, Alyssa Dudley and Jason Amberger; sisters Rosemary Gander, Delores Linkel, Millie Blanken, Margaret Thielking and Ann Gutzwiller, Batesville, Edith Ernstes, Greensburg; and five brothers, John, Bill, Albert, Steve and David Amberger, Batesville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Jacob Amberger; and a sister, Alma Amberger.
Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine St., Sunman, with rosary at 1:15 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial is Monday, March 6, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Donations can be made to the St. Nicholas Church Heritage Project or to Sunman Area Life Squad. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com.
Published on March 2, 2017
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