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Michael J. Ebert

1940- 2015


Michael J. Ebert, age 74, of Watertown, passed away on Monday evening, Feb. 16, 2015, at Sunset Ridge Memory Care in Jefferson.


Michael Joseph Ebert was born on March 14, 1940, in Watertown the son of Raymond and Genevieve (Metzger) Ebert.  He was a member of the United States Army serving in Germany.  On Sept. 29, 1962, he married Donna Dolan at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waterloo.  Mike had been employed at Eaton Corp. in Watertown for 39 years.  He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown, the Izaak Walton League, Watertown Outboarders Club and the Milford Hills Hunt Club.  Mike was an avid outdoorsman and runner. He enjoyed biking, boating, snowmobiling and camping.


Michael is survived by his wife, Donna of Watertown; four children, Debra Sedlar of Hartford, Daniel (Katie Boyce) Ebert of Madison, Michelle (Tim) Meier of Lodi and Rachael Verastiqui of San Antonio, Texas; nine grandchildren, Zachary, Seth and Adam Sedlar, Norah Ebert, Wyatte and Whitney Meier, Michael and Ryan Uranga and Leila Verastiqui; one great-grandchild, Lily Scholle; two brothers, Tom (Bev) Ebert and Jerry (Mary) Ebert, both of Watertown; a sister-in-law, Juanita Ebert of Watertown; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Mike was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Raeann Gruss; and a brother, Pat Ebert.


A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown with Father Patrick Wendler presiding.  Burial will be at St. Henry Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be directed to St. Henry Catholic Church or School. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown are serving the family.


The family would like to thank Sunset Ridge Assisted Living in Johnson Creek, Sunset Ridge Memory Care in Jefferson and Rainbow Hospice for the wonderful care that Mike received.


Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 611 E. Main St. Watertown




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