Margaret Mary Blessing Ebarb
SHREVEPORT, LA- A Funeral Mass will be held for Margaret Mary Blessing Ebarb, 89, at 12 noon on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at St. Mary of the Pines Catholic Church. Officiating will be Father Michael Thang'wa FMH. Interment will follow in Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church
Margaret was born on November 21, 1923 in Rensselaer, IN and passed away on December 26, 2012. She was a resident of Shreveport since 1946, a member of St. Mary of the Pines Catholic Church and a retired bookkeeper, serving as clerk/bookkeeper for the Selective Service Administration. She was past member of Merry Elders of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, American Association of Retired Persons and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.
Preceding Margaret in death were her grandparents, Lorenzo and Josephine Blessing; father, James Hull Blessing; mother, Freda Carson Blessing; brothers, Gene, John and William Blessing; half brother, James Hull Belote; son-in-law, Harley Klotzbeucher. She is survived by former husband, Monroe Ebarb, Sr.; son, Monroe Adron Ebarb, Jr and wife, Skippy; grandson, James Lewis Ebarb; granddaughter, Catherine Ebarb Sharp and husband, Leonard; great-grandsons, James and David Sharp; daughter, Jeannie Patton Klotzbuecher; grandsons, David Patton and Charles Patton and wife Alicia; son, Bill Ebarb and wife, Sharon; grandson, Brian Ebarb and wife, Lisa, great-granddaughter, Camille Ebarb; grandson, Daniel Ebarb and wife, Sherri.