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George Charles Ebensberger, age 86 died in San Antonio, Texas, with his children by his side December 29, 2008. He was born February14,1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana. After graduating from Texas Military Institute he joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the South Pacific during World War II. He returned to Boerne where he owned and operated the family business, Ebensberger Funeral Home for 53 years. For thirty years he ran the only ambulance service in Boerne. He was past president of the Kendall County Fair Association, organized the first Junior Lions Club, was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the Boerne Dancing Club, owned and operated Boerne Cleaning Service, the Texaco service station, was co-owner Boerne Ford Motor Company, sexton of the Boerne Cemetery for 53 years and a Boerne city councilman for nine years. He was preceeded in death by his parents Edmund W. Ebensberger and Ella Ammann Ebensberger, brother Jack E. Ebensberger and wife and mother of his children Dora Lee (Dokey) Uecker Ebensberger. He is survived by his wife Hazelene Karger Ebensberger, daughters Shirley Ann and husband Joe Seiter, Julia Lee and husband Thomas Pfeiffer, Ellie Sue and husband Michael Courpas, and son George Charles (Sonny) Ebensberger Jr. and wife Yvonne. Step children, Cheryl Ann Lansing and partner Royce Henry Peiser, Douglas Mac Lansing and wife Jo Ann and stepson John Craig Campbell and wife Linda. 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 3 nieces, and 1 nephew. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Thursday January1, 2009 at Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday January 2, 2009 at Boerne's St. John's Lutheran Church with Pastor Henry Schulte officiating and inturnment to follow in the Boerne Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church. Arrangements with:
Published in Express-News on Dec. 31, 2008