Gertrude A. Kammerlander, age 100, of Amboy, died Sunday, November 27, 2011, at Parker Oaks.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at 11:00 AM , at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amboy, with Rev. Vance Milbrath officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Amboy. Visitation time will be from 9:30 AM until service time at the church. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago in assisting the family with the arrangements. Web tributes may be left at www.spencerowen.com
Gertrude was born July 20, 1911, at Bancroft, Nebraska the daughter of Frank and Albertina (Brummund) Koehler. She was married to Otto Kammerlander on December 23, 1934 in Bancroft, Nebraska. The couple came to Amboy in 1936 where Otto farmed and Getrude was a homemaker. She was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amboy where she was active in the LWML and the Ladies Guild. Gertrude was a talented quilter and enjoyed embroidery. She had many wonderful vegetable and flower gardens and made delicious applebutter. She enjoyed playing cards and watching the MN Twins but really enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Gertrude is survived by her son, Marvin (Bev) Kammerlander of Amboy, her son, Howard (June) Kammerlander of Winthrop, her daughter, Bernice Claussen of Apple Valley, eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren and several other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband- Otto, daughter-Dianne Kammerlander, son-in-law, Wayne Claussen, four brothers and seven sisters.