CEDAR RAPIDS - Ambrose Julius Wlaschin, 95, of Cedar Rapids died Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. The Rev. Ralph Steffensmeier will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Levander Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids, with a rosary at 5 p.m. and a wake service at 7. Visitation will resume from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Wlaschin was born May 31, 1914, at the Bradish Community, rural Albion to Julius and Emma (DeWulf) Wlaschin.

He was united to Helen Homan on June 3, 1940, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids.

Survivors of the immediate family include his wife of Cedar Rapids; three sons and daughters-in-law, Karl and Joann, John and Mary Kay, all of Columbus and Ed and Pat of Spalding; a daughter and son-in-law, Emma and Bill Loeffler of Cedar Rapids; three sisters, Dee Gillham of Lemon Grove, Calif., Rita Zaruba of St. Edward and Edith Wlaschin of Albion.

Additional survivors include 10 grandchildren, Aaron, Allan, Jesse, Sheila, Craig, Jay, Josh, Tiffany, Julie, and Jill; 16 great-grandchildren, along with many other relatives and friends.

He attended school at Boone County School District 61 and graduated from Albion High School in 1933. Ambrose and Helen lived and farmed northwest of Cedar Rapids.

Ambrose was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids where he was a member of the Holy Name Society and ushered for 52 years. He enjoyed dancing, reading, sports and jigsaw puzzles.

Ambrose was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Leo, Bernard, Charles and Joe; and three sisters, Mary Klassen, Patricia Zaruba and Margaret Leikhus.

ALBION - Minnie Belle WLASCHIN, 103, of Albion died Wednesday, March 19, 2003. Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Albion with the Rev. Frank Baumert officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at the Levander Funeral Home in Albion with a 6:30 p.m. wake service. Mrs. Wlaschin was born June 28, 1899, in Albion to Isaac and Isabelle (Burns) McHenry. She attended elementary school at Boone County School District 23 and graduated from Albion High School in 1917. Following graduation, she taught school for 6 years. She married Edward Wlaschin on May 28, 1924, at Council Bluffs, Iowa. They lived and farmed on the family farm. Survivors include a daughter, Marianne Kittelson of Elgin; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Eleanore Scholl; two son-in-laws; two sisters; three brothers; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.