Harvey #2 (1901 - 1947)
Surnames: Ebben, Herman, Parker, Priemau
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 31 Jul 1947
Ebben, Harvey #2 (11 JUN 1901 - 19 JUL 1947)
Funeral services were held at St. Bernard’s Church here last Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock for Harvey Ebben, 46, who was instantly killed on July 19th, 1947, in the evening, when the truck in which he was a passenger, left the road and struck a telephone pole, 1 ½ miles east of Boyd on 29. A skull fracture was the cause of death. Rev. A.M. Muckerheide officiated at the Requiem Mass.
Harvey Ebben was born in Stanley on June 11, 1901, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ebben who moved to Thorp several years later. He attended the local schools and was employed at the Thorp Hardware Co. for a number of years.
At the time of his death hew as employed by the Blue Moon Foods, Inc. as mechanical engineer.
He was united in marriage to Clara Herman on June 16, 1926.
Besides his father he leaves to mourn, his wife and six children, four sons, Pfc. Clifford Ebben, MacDill Field, Tampa Bay, Fla., Pfc. Leonard Ebben, Fort Benning, Ga., Claybourne and Ronald at home; four brothers, Roy and Leo Ebben of Kohler, Wis., Delton of Thorp and Lester of Fort Atkinson; two sisters, Dorothy, Mrs. Harold Parker of Owen and Frances, Mrs. Irving Priemau of Colby, Wis.
The deceased was a member of the local Moose Lodge No. 680 and a large number of members gathered at the grave of the departed to pay their last respects, and perform the funeral ceremony of the Moose Lodge.
He was laid to rest in St. Bernard’s Cemetery, the following acting as pallbearers, Lawrence Van Loo, John Dulek, Arthur Jacques, Alfred Kass, Walter Grabon and Lawrence Smith.
Her to attend the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ebben, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ebben of Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Ebben of Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Verkuilen of Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Priemau of Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Parker of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ebben of Fort Atkinson; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ebben of Kohler; Mr. Roy Ebben of Kohler; Mrs. Mary Verkuilen of Eland; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vander King of eland; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Verkuilen of Hatley; Mrs. Tygent of Eland; Mrs. Barbara Reuter of Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schriber of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Herman, William Herman, Clem Herman, George Herman, Mrs. Fr. Kowieski, of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Boylan of Withee; Mrs. Tony Wilcenski and family, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilcenski and family, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wilcenski, of Gilman; Raymond Wilcenski of Eau Claire.
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