1926 ~ DAVID EBEL ~ 2020

Posted: May 1st, 2020

David “Dave” Albert Ebel of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Leona Ebel, passed away on Monday, April 27th, 2020 at the age of 93 years. Dave leaves to cherish his memory his children, Neil (Nance), Gordon (Michele), Rick(Joanne) and Dawn (Mike) Pearce; grandchildren, Christopher (Pam), Dana (Ili), Jonathan (Kelsey), Nicholas, and Luella; great-granddaughter, Wren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dave was predeceased by his loving wife, Leona; parents, John and Suzanne; siblings, Anna (Ted) Aman, John (Frieda), William (Elsie) and Elmer (Annie). Dave was born on October 11th, 1926 in the Schuler District. On June 7th, 1950, he married Leona Fandrich and together they raised their family in Medicine Hat. Dave was an astute businessman with a passion for mechanics. He opened his own automotive business, Ebel’s Auto, in Medicine Hat and he felt blessed to continue in this role for over 60 years. He enjoyed many family gatherings, barbecues and time spent with family and friends. Dave was a devoted church member who had a passion for cars and baseball. He was also a charter member of “The Barbershoppers” until it disbanded a few years ago.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5, on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Please use the chapel doors entrance. Due to current restrictions from the Chief Medical Officer of Health LIMITING THE NUMBER OF FUNERAL ATTENDEES, a private Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5, on Monday, May 4th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor James Mack officiating. Family and friends are invited to attend via live streaming available on our website at www.saamis.com. A private family interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Donations can be made in Dave’s memory to Ronald McDonald House Charities Medicine Hat, 56 – 4 Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4G2 or to Medicine Hat Public School/Herald School “Giving Kids A Voice” Program, #601 – 1 Ave SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4Y7 Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading David Ebel. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to

SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

3 Condolences for “1926 ~ DAVID EBEL ~ 2020”

  1. Cheryl Kennedy says:

    Dave and Joanne, know that my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this time. I was blessed to meet Dave and know what an admiral, honest man he was both as a business man and as a respected member of our community. Sheilagh always had the highest praise for him and will truly miss him. Love to both of you.


  2. Cheryl Kennedy says:

    So sorry Rick. Was thinking about your Dad.

  3. Hollstein says:

    So sorry to find out that Mr. Ebel, passed away. He never made a person feel silly or stupid for asking a question about a mechanical situation. He was always helpful. He will be missed. Definitely, a one of a kind person!

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