Kenneth Leroy Ebert, 67, died Wednesday (Feb. 12, 2003) at his home in McCook.
He was born Aug. 8, 1935, to Eric A. and Pearl M. (Alley) Ebert in McCook. He attended McCook Public Schools.
On Jan. 21, 1977, he married Annabelle E. Bailey in Oberlin. He lived in McCook most of his life. He worked for the City of McCook Water Department for 20 years. He owned A&E Taxi Service.
He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and the Good Sam's Club and he served several years as a camp host at Johnson Lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Carl; one sister, Minnie Hill and one step-daughter, Jean Barrett. Survivors include his wife, Annabelle of McCook; three daughters, Cynthia Slaymaker and husband, Raymond of Denver, Colo., Julie and husband, Michael Robbins and Jodi and husband, John Ette, all of Lincoln; four sisters, Erma Nokes of Seattle, Wash., Karen and husband, Larry Townsend of Washington, Frances Hailey of Joplin, Mo., and Velma Hanger of Grand Island; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at Peace Lutheran Church with Pastor Carl E. Pullman officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be today at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Memorials may be given in his name to the Gift of Hope, P.O. Box 117, North Platte, NE 69103, a charity of cancer survivors that help other cancer patients.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook is in charge of the arrangements.