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Kenton Louis Ebersold

April 13, 1926 - September 21, 2009

Kenton Louis Ebersold, 83, Union Star, died Monday, September 21, 2009.
He was born April 13, 1926 in the Orchid Community, Missouri, the son of Galen and Maxine (Moore) Ebersold.
On July 4, 1948, he married Betty Gibson in King City, MO. She survives of the home.
Kenton was a farmer. He served with the Army during World War II having served in the Phillipines and Japan. Kenton was an Oak Grove Cemetery board member, member of the American Legion and Odd Fellow Lodge of Union Star. He also served on the Polk Township and Union Star School Boards. Kenton was an elder of the Orchid Christian Church and taught Sunday School there.
Survivors in addition to his wife are children: Richard (Brenda) Ebersold, King City, MO; Betty Ann (Michael) Pottratz, Warsaw, MO; Kendall (Brenda) Ebersold, King City, MO; Randy (Linda) Ebersold, Amity, MO; Julie (Dennis) Mires, Union Star, MO; Jay (Kathy) Ebersold, Amity, MO.
Sisters: Hazel (Jay) Whorton, St. Joseph, MO and Barbara Romanzak, Ft. Meade, FL; and brother: Stanley (Ruth Ann) Ebersold, Trenton, MO;
18 grandchildren: Craig (Jennifer) Ebersold and Natasha (Damion) Moore; Brian (Shannon) Pottratz, Scott (Karen) Pottratz and Corey (Autumn) Pottratz; PFC Brianna Ebersold, Keaton Ebersold and Kendrick Ebersold; Hillary (Jason) Daniel, Heather Ebersold, Ashley (Brandon) Chaney and Brooke Ebersold; Jason (Heather) Mires, Anbur (Michael) Kovac, Annie Mires and Katie Mires; Kelsey Ebersold and Jessica Ebersold.
14 great grandchildren: Harper and Molly Ebersold; Jaelyn Moore; Megan Pottratz; Tristan and Connor Daniel; Creighton and Rylanton Cook; Madysen Mires, Jesse Greiner, Natalie, Drew and Scout Kovac; Elizabeth Ebersold.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dale; sister-in-law, Francis; brothers-in-law, Bud Phillips and Steve Romanzak; grandson, Nathan Mires.


Born: April 13, 1926
Place of Birth: Orchid Community, MO
Death: September 21, 2009
Place of Death: St. Joseph, Missouri
Occupation: Farmer
Organizations: Orchid Christian Church, Oak Grove Cemetery Board, American Legion, Polk Township Board, Union Star School Board, Union Star Odd Fellow Lodge


Betty Ebersold, Spouse
Kendall (Brenda) Ebersold, Son
Richard (Brenda) Ebersold, Son
Jay (Kathy) Ebersold, Son
Randy (Linda) Ebersold, Son
Betty Ann (Michael) Pottratz, Daughter
Julie (Dennis) Mires, Daughter
Hazel (Jay) Whorton, Sister
Barbara Romanzak, Sister
Stanley (Ruth Ann) Ebersold, Brother
Jason and Heather Mires, Anbur and Michael Kovac, Annie and Katie Mires, Hillary and Jason Daniel, Heather Ebersold, Ashley and Brandon Chaney, Brooke Ebersold, Brian and Shannon Pottratz, Scott and Karen Pottratz, Corey and Autumn Pottratz, Craig and Jennifer Ebersold, Natasha and Damion Moore, Kelsey, Jessica, Brianna, Keaton, and Kendrick Ebersold, Grandchildren
Madysen Mires, Jesse Greiner, Natalie, Drew, and Scout Kovac, Tristan and Connor Daniel, Creighton and Rhylanton Cook, Megan Pottratz, Harper and Molly Ebersold, Jaelyn Moore, and Elizabeth Ebersold, Great-Grandchildren

Preceded in Death By

Galen and Maxine (Moore) Ebersold, Parents
Dale and Francis Ebersold, Brother and Sister-in-Law
Nathan Mires, Grandson


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Oak Grove Cemetery in care of the Roberson Funeral Home, PO Box 153, King City, MO 64463



Friday September 25, 2009, 6:30 pm at Roberson Funeral Home, King City, MO
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Saturday September 26, 2009, 2:00 pm at Roberson Funeral Home, King City, MO
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Saturday September 26, 2009 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Union Star, Missouri
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