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Edward George Ebel

February 19, 1931 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 90)

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Obituary

Edward George Ebel, age 90 of Grand Haven, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021 at home. He was born on February 19, 1931 in West Olive, MI to the late William and Gertrude (Styx) Ebel. Edward married Joan Barbara Briegel on October 8, 1954 in Grand Haven, MI.

Edward was a life-long resident of the Grand Haven area and was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. He worked for the Grand Haven Tribune for 34 years, starting out as a Linotype Operator, and later, as Pressman. Edward was a highly skilled wood-carver who enjoyed making a playhouse for his daughter, Barb, and dollhouses for his three granddaughters. He was a skilled pastel artist and was also an electronics buff. Edward attended the Bell & Howell course to fix televisions as a hobby. He especially enjoyed being outdoors and was a true nature lover.

Edward is remembered and missed by his wife of 67 years, Joan; his two sons, Steve (Elaine) Ebel and Craig (Lucy) Ebel; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his sister, Betty (Robert) Overkamp.

He was preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Jo (Jeff) DeVecht; and his three siblings and their spouses, William “Bill” (Connie) Ebel, Anton (Pauline) Ebel, and Gertrude (Carl) Garbrecht.

The Memorial Service for Edward will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, with Rev. Matthew Schmidt officiating. Visitation will be held immediately following the service at the church. Interment will be at Lake Forest Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ or any charity of your choice.

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Services

Memorial Service
Thursday
January 6, 2022

1:00 PM
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
1401 S. Griffin Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Visitation
Thursday
January 6, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
1401 S. Griffin Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Cemetery Interment

Lake Forest Cemetery
1304 Lake Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Donations

St. Paul's United Church of Christ
1401 S. Griffin St., Grand Haven MI 49417
Tel: 1-616-842-6870
Email: stpaulsgrandhaven@gmail.com
Web: https://www.stpaulsgrandhaven.org/

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