December 5, 2019
A graveside service for Marvel A. Ebert, age 93, will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Oakesdale Cemetery in Oakesdale, Wash. Pastor Erik Buhl will officiate at the service. Mrs. Ebert passed away Thursday, November 28th at the Courtyard in Colfax where she has made her home for the past four years.
She was born April 8, 1926, at Wenatchee, Wash., to George and Margie (Imus) Dark. Marvel attended area schools. Marvel met Bruce Ebert in Ponderay, Idaho, in the late 1940's when he worked for the railroad. The couple was married on May 10, 1944, at Sandpoint, Idaho, and in 1949 they moved to Oakesdale, Wash. Marvel was a homemaker, and her husband Bruce worked as a telegrapher–agent for the railroad. Marvel also worked as a seasonal lab technician for the soil conservation district, and had been a waitress at local restaurants in Oakesdale. Her husband Bruce died in 2008. She continued living in Oakesdale prior to moving to the Courtyard in Colfax in 2015.
She was a former member of the Jaycee Club in Oakesdale. She enjoyed supporting children in local sports programs, often helping as a scorekeeper. Her hobbies included sewing, crocheting, and ceramics. She was an excellent cook, and enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors include her three sons, Ray (Rita) Ebert, Rogers, Ark., Dale Ebert of Lewes, Del., and David (Kathy) Ebert, Cheney, Wash .; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Shirley Robinson of Long Beach, Wash., and Roberta Hart of Hayden, Idaho.
Memorial gifts may be given to Friends of Hospice, Box 484, Pullman, Wash., 99163.