Bill was born in Northwood, IA on June 19, 1928 to William and Hattie (Schmidt) Ebert. Bill grew up in
Northwood where he was active in high school sports. After high school, he attended Upper Iowa University. He entered the Army in 1950 and served in Germany until 1952. Bill was an avid University of Iowa and Chicago Cubs sports fan and was a Little League coach for many years.
Bill was married to Patricia Todd in 1962. His survivors include his wife, Patricia; son, William Ebert, Jr.; daughter, Jennifer Schwarz; son, James (Cari) Ebert; grandchildren, William “Will” Ebert III, Cooper and Sydney Schwarz and Whitney, Allyson and Aaron Ebert; sister, Ardith (Joseph) Einertson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Paul and Robert Ebert; and sisters, Eleanor Glunz and Lois Sponheim.
A special thank you goes to the nurses of Kavanagh House Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to HCI Hospice Care Services.
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