Armbruster, Robert Edward

Robert Edward Armbruster
b: 18 MAY 1908
d: 04 JUL 1982

Services for Robert E. Armbruster, 74, 208 N. 13th St., retiredlongtime manager of the J. M. McDonald's Store in Norfolk, wereconducted July 8 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Rev. David Liewerand the Rev. Damian Zuerlein con-celebrated the Mass.
Marie Ronk was vocal soloist with Kurt Bomar as organist. St. Mary'swomen's choir also sang.
Honorary pallbearers were Ivan Manske, B.M. DeLay, Pete Kohles, P.E.Northrup, G.H. Meiergard, Forrest Fisher, E.H. Prenger, Pat Rench,Clarence Kuhn, Glenn Davis, Jack Krueger, Dr. Robert Barr and L.W.Warneke.
Active pallbearers were Dan Hoen, R.E. Evans, Lawrence Bauer, WesSohl, Bill Beyer and Dr. O.J. Wullschleger.
Burial was in Prospect Hill Cemetery, with an honor guard by FourthDegree Knights of Columbus.
Mrs. Armbruster died July 4 at Immanuel Lutheran Hospital, Omaha,where he had been a patient about a month and had suffered a stroke.
He was born May 18, 1908, in Stanton County to the late Fred andMathilda Storbaum Armbruster. He attended the Stanton Schools andNorfolk Junior College.
He married Helen Dobney on Dec. 26, 1936, in Norfolk. The resided atMcPherson, Jan., and O'Neil prior to moving to Norfolk in 1948. Hewas manager of the J.M. McDonald Store here until retiring in 1972.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge, was past president of NorfolkKiwanis Club, past president of Norfolk Country Club and was a memberof SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). He was a FourthDegree member of the Knights of Columbus and a past director ofNorfolk Chamber of Commerce.
Surviving are his wife, Helen; one son and one daughter, Robert ofMission Viejo, Calif., and Mrs. Leon (Mary Jean) Warneke of Norfolk;two grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Walter (Helen) Kern ofStanton, Mrs. Lola Pobanz of Wisner and Mrs Joe (Frances) Hunker ofMontgomery, Ala.
He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
  • 18 MAY 1908 - Birth - ; Stanon, Nebraska
  • 1982 - Burial - ; ProspectHillCem., Norfolk, NE.
  • 04 JUL 1982 - Death - ; Omaha, NE.
  • 1972 - Retirement - ; Mgr.J.M.McDonald, Norfolk, NE.
  • 20 NOV 1994 - Record Change -
Sigmund Armbruster
02 MAY 1844 - 23 FEB 1914
Godfred (Fred) Armbruster
06 JAN 1875 - 07 NOV 1947
Katherina Tex
12 AUG 1849 - 16 JUN 1914
Robert Edward Armbruster
18 MAY 1908 - 04 JUL 1982
Matilda Sturbaum
15 MAR 1878 - 20 JAN 1960
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Godfred (Fred) Armbruster
Birth06 JAN 1875Montery, Cuming Co., Nebraska
Death07 NOV 1947 Norfolk, NE.
Marriage06 OCT 1897to Matilda Sturbaum at St. Leo''s Cath., Snyder, NE.
FatherSigmund Armbruster
MotherKatherina Tex
PARENT (F) Matilda Sturbaum
Birth15 MAR 1878Dodge Co., Nebraska
Death20 JAN 1960 Norfolk, NE.
Marriage06 OCT 1897to Godfred (Fred) Armbruster at St. Leo''s Cath., Snyder, NE.
FatherHenry Sturbaum
MotherElizabeth Wilpers
FMary Catherine Armbruster (Sr.M.Maurice)
Birth04 SEP 1898Stanton, Nebraska
Death02 APR 1980Manitowac, Wisc.
FHelen Elizabeth Armbruster
Birth25 OCT 1900Stanton, Nebraska
Death13 APR 1998Stanton Nursing Home, Stanton, NE.
Marriage18 APR 1923to Walter Kern at St. Peter''s Catholic Church, Stanton, NE
FJulia Valeria Armbruster
Birth02 APR 1903Stanton, Nebraska
Death24 MAY 1997St. Francis Memorial Hospital, West Point, NE.
Marriage24 FEB 1925to Leonard Pobanz at St. Peter''s Catholic Church, Stanton, NE
MClaude Philip Armbruster
Birth23 AUG 1905Stanton, Nebraska
Death29 JAN 1964Brunswick, NE.
Marriage24 JUN 1930to Ellen O''Gorman at Sacred Heart Ch., Norfolk, NE.
MRobert Edward Armbruster
Birth18 MAY 1908Stanon, Nebraska
Death04 JUL 1982Omaha, NE.
Marriage26 DEC 1936to Helen Dobney at Sacred Heart, Norfolk, NE.
FFrances Cecilia Armbruster
Birth30 OCT 1910Stanton, Nebraska.
Death19 MAY 2004Gaylord, Michigan
Marriage18 APR 1939to Joseph Hunker at StPeter''s Cath., Stanton, NE.
FEva Bernadine Armbruster
Birth29 SEP 1916Stanton, Nebraska
Death14 NOV 1969Omaha, NE.
Marriage23 MAR 1951to Marvin Steinbaugh at St.Peter''s Cath., Stanton, NE.
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Robert Edward Armbruster
Birth18 MAY 1908Stanon, Nebraska
Death04 JUL 1982 Omaha, NE.
Marriage26 DEC 1936to Helen Dobney at Sacred Heart, Norfolk, NE.
FatherGodfred (Fred) Armbruster
MotherMatilda Sturbaum
PARENT (F) Helen Dobney
Birth13 MAY 1916Stuart, Nebraska
Death29 DEC 1990 St. Joseph Nursing Home, Norfolk, NE.
Marriage26 DEC 1936to Robert Edward Armbruster at Sacred Heart, Norfolk, NE.
FatherCharles Dobney
MotherMarie Kent
Marriage04 MAY 1967to Private at California (div)
Marriageto Leon Warneke (Div)
Marriage28 DEC 1983to Ronald Fillmer at Norfolk, NE.
Descendancy Chart
Robert Edward Armbruster b: 18 MAY 1908 d: 04 JUL 1982
Helen Dobney b: 13 MAY 1916 d: 29 DEC 1990