Robert Donald Amberson obit
Robert Amberson, 93 Robert "Bob" Amberson, 93, of Palm Desert, died March 13, 1998, at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage. Mr. Amberson was born Oct. 10. 1904, in Superior, Neb . to Charles and Lovetta Boyd Amberson. He married Marie Crapo on Feb 18, 1984, in Poway, He was retired from General Motors Corp after 36 years with the company as a personnel director. He was a member of the Masons and Chaparral Country Club He had lived in Palm Desert for 10 years Mr. Amberson is survived by his wife. Marie, of Palm Desert; a daughter and a stepson. Nancy Ryder of Livermore and William Gaskill of Algonquin. 111.; five grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Peg Amberson; and five brothers and sisters A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert. Burial will be private The family suggests memorials to St. Margaret's Episcopal Church organ fund, 47-535 Highway 74. Palm Desert, CA 92261 Arrangements are under the direction of FitzHenry Funeral Home in Indio.