John Ebert, 65 of Elvaston, IL passed away Saturday, June 13th, 2020.
John was born on April 7th, 1955 to Fred and Nancy Ebert in Cherokee, Iowa. He received his education from Sioux Valley School in Peterson and Linn Grove, IA. graduating with the class of 1973. After graduation he attended power lineman school and became a lineman with WIEC, later working for Alliant Energy until retirement in 2017.
John had a quick wit and a unique sense of humor. John was an avid hunter and trap league shooter. He was a member of the Hancock County Gun Club. John also loved his Drahthaar dogs that he trained to hunt. He loved riding his Harley, being in nature, and old Western movies.
He is proceed in death by his parents, he is survived by his sister Joanne Jeglum of Auora, IL, and brother Jim (Marlene) Ebert of Milford, IA. He has two step-daughters, Heather Crank of Ferris, IL and Hillary (Rich) Sealock of Carthage, IL. Two nephews, Seth Jeglum and Aaron Jeglum both of Aurora, IL. Two granddaughter's, Savannah (Neiko) Brockett of Lomax, IL and Skylar Sealock of Carthage, IL; and two great grandchildren , Marley Brockett and Axton Brockett.
Visitation will be held 1:00 - 3:00 P.M., Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Printy Funeral Home in Carthage. Memorials may be made to the Hancock County Gun Club Scholastic Trap Shoot League.
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