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Marshall Frederick Ebert[1]

Male 1909 - 2005  (96 years)

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  • Name Marshall Frederick Ebert  [2
    Born 11 Jul 1909  Algona, Kossuth, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Family business: Ebert Hardware Store, Preston, MN 
    Died 3 Aug 2005  Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Crown Hill Cemetery, Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Marshall Frederick Ebert, 96, of Preston, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Preston Good Samaritan Center. He was born July 11, 1909, in Algona, Iowa. He moved to Preston with his family in 1911. He was confirmed in the German Lutheran Church in 1923. He was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church. He graduated from Preston High School in 1928 and from Carlton College in 1932. He enjoyed sports and played baseball and basketball in high school and college. He also played both sports on Preston town teams. When his father died, he returned to Preston and with his brother, Herman, ran the family hardware store. He married Margarette Peterson on May 25, 1940. He was an avid reader and served on the Preston School Board. He spent allergy season in northern Minnesota for a number of years. He worked as a fishing guide on Leech Lake and later set nets as a commercial fisher in Lake of the Woods. Fishing was a lifelong interest. He was an early supporter of the Preston Golf Club and was a longtime player. He also enjoyed bowling and cards. He and his wife traveled widely, including several trips to Europe. They spent more than 30 winters in Yuma, Ariz. He moved to Park Lane Estates in 2004. Surviving are two daughters; four grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Ackerman. He was preceded in death by his wife, a grandson, a sister and a brother. The funeral was held on Tuesday in Christ Lutheran Church in Preston, the Revs. Jennifer Fite and James Rushton co-officiating. Burial of his ashes was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston. Thauwald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. The family prefers memorials to the donor's choice. [3]
    Person ID I8327  Mindrum
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2011 

    Father Herman Ebert,   d. Dec 
    Mother Blanche Seabolt,   d. Dec 
    Family ID F5819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margarette (Marge) Alice Peterson,   b. 11 Jan 1912, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2003, Preston, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 25 May 1940  [3
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F5818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S349] Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S756] Marshall F. Ebert obituary, Preston, MN Republican-Leader, 16 Aug 2005.