Obit: Ebben, Leonard F. #2 (1929 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Ebben, Herman, Hartl, Towsley, Bondi, Kang, Head, Boie, LeSage, Sneen

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI) 5/01/2013

Ebben, Leonard F. (24 February 1929 - 24 April 2013) With Flag

Leonard F. Ebben, age 84, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Golden Living Center-Continental Manor, Abbotsford.

He was born February 24, 1929, in Thorp, son of the late Harvey and Clara (Herman) Ebben. On May 8, 1954, he married Leta Hartl. She survives.

Len served his country in the United States Army and worked as a cement finisher in Milwaukee until 1955. In 1957, Len and his wife bought a farm and farmed until 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Leta (Hartl) Ebben; five children: Brenda (Mark) Towsley, Gerald (Marlene) Ebben, Joan (Damian) Bondi, James Ebben and Harvey (Lindsay) Ebben; 12 grandchildren: Robert Kang, Casey Head, Joseph and Abigal Bondi, Ramana, Nyssa and Adric Towsley, Jenna, Ryan and Logan Ebben, Amelia and Elliot Ebben; one sister, Carol (Rich) Boie; three sisters-in-law: Katie LeSage, Lorraine Ebben, and Joanna Ebben; one brother-in-law, James Sneen.

Besides his parents, he was preceded by one sister, Rosann; and three brothers: Clifford, Claybourne and Ronald.

Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar. Burial was in the Edgar Cemetery. Friends called Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services, all at the Edgar Funeral Home.

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