Margaret H. Ebben, formerly of 5364 CTH H, Stanley, WI passed away on
Monday, April 10, 2017 at Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation, Thorp,
WI. Margaret was born on a farm located north of Cadott, WI on the
Yellow River on August 29, 1923. She was the oldest of seven children
born to Matthew and Anna (Gerrits) Deutsch.
As a teenager, Margaret cared for elderly relatives and friends in the
community. She was also employed at factory jobs in Boyd and Stanley
until the time of her marriage to Robert C. Ebben on September 4, 1943
at St Ann’s Catholic Church, Stanley, WI. She farmed with Bob in the
Stanley area and also worked at the Hotel Royal and Victory Memorial
Hospital in Stanley until retiring to the farm in 1985.
Margaret was proud to be a charter member of St. Clara’s Circle at St.
Ann’s Church, joining as a new bride in the fall of 1943. She was active in
various church groups most recently with the Parish Council of Catholic
Women at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Margaret enjoyed playing cards, attending plays and concerts and visiting
casinos with her friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with her
children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her many friends and
She is survived by her children: Robert of Nekoosa, WI; Joanne (George)
Gunderson of Boscobel, WI; William of Stanley, WI; Mary Beth of Oberlin,
OH; Linda of Arlington, VA; and Ronald of Eau Claire, WI along with 8
grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, her brother, Ronald Deutsch
of Eau Claire, WI and her sisters, Rose Ann Polnasek of Union Grove, WI,
Mary Jane Madisen of Racine, WI and Eileen Juno of Reedsburg, WI
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her in-laws, Frank and
Rose Ebben, her husband, Robert an infant daughter, Barbara, her
sister, Jeanette Fitzsimmons and brother, Raymond Deutsch.
The family would like to thank the following health services and care
facilities for the health care and kindnesses bestowed on our mother: PA
Peter Gintner and his staff, Ministry Health Services, Thorp, WI; Chippewa
County Department of Public Health, Home Health Division; Our Lady of
Victory Hospital, Stanley, WI; St. Joseph’s Hospital and St. Joseph’s
Wound Care Center, Chippewa Falls, WI; Cardinal Family Eye Care,
Thorp, WI; Oakbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation, Thorp, WI and Ministry
Home Care, Hospice Services, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. We will never
forget these wonderful people and the many things they did while caring
for our mother. They will all be in our thoughts and prayers.