Helen J. Ebert, age 99 years, of Tigerton, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Shawano Medical Center.
The former Helen Jeannette Klement was born May 3, 1914 in Leopolis to Jacob and Barbara (Kutil) Klement. She was united in marriage on June 2, 1938 to Urban M. Ebert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Leopolis. Helen was a lifelong resident of the Leopolis, Marion, and Tigerton areas. The past seven years she has lived with her daughter Mary in Tigerton. In her later years, Helen also helped her husband with the rural mail route for some time. But she was always most proud of her family, being a devoted wife, and a loving mother and grandmother. Helen is a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and is a former PCCW member. She enjoyed fishing, reading books, and working in her vegetable garden.
Survivors also include her ten children; Mike (Laura) Ebert of Menominee, MI., Jerry (Gail) Ebert of Kimberling City, MO, Jim Ebert of West Allis, Barb (Tom) Ruppenthal of Sussex, Dick Ebert of Conroe, TX, Mary (Walt) Selle of Tigerton, Steve (Bonnie) Ebert of Brookfield, Anne (George) Buchberger of Wausau, Ruth (Bob) Kaiser of Horicon, and Kate (John) Hoffman of Tigerton. There are 29 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, one sister, Marcella Nelson of Milan, IL, and 3 sisters-in-law, Elaine Ebert of Florida, Beverly Ebert of Shawano, and Angie Ebert of Shawano. She is further survived by many other relatives and friends. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Urban, a daughter, Susan who died in infancy, by her sister, Mary, and by her brothers, George, Frank, James, John, and Donald.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 22nd at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Tigerton. Fr. Patrick Lloyd will officiate and burial will be at St. Mary's parish cemetery in Leopolis. Friends may call on Thursday from 9:00 AM until time of mass at the church. The Beil-Didier Funeral Home, Tigerton, is assisting the family.
The family wishes to especially thank all the doctors, nurses, and staff at the Shawano Medical Center and ThedaCare Hospice for providing excellent care to Helen in her time of need.