David Ebel

David Ebel

October 11th, 1926 April 27th, 2020

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Obituary for David Albert Ebel

David “Dave” Albert Ebel of Medicine Hat, beloved husband of the late Leona Ebel, passed away on Monday, April 27th, 2020 at the age of 93 years. Dave leaves to cherish his memory his children, Neil (Nance), Gordon (Michele), Rick(Joanne) and Dawn (Mike) Pearce; grandchildren, Christopher (Pam), Dana (Ili), Jonathan (Kelsey), Nicholas, and Luella; great-granddaughter, Wren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dave was predeceased by his loving wife, Leona; parents, John and Suzanne; siblings, Anna (Ted) Aman, John (Frieda), William (Elsie) and Elmer (Annie). Dave was born on October 11th, 1926 in the Schuler District. On June 7th, 1950, he married Leona Fandrich and together they raised their family in Medicine Hat. Dave was an astute businessman with a passion for mechanics. He opened his own automotive business, Ebel’s Auto, in Medicine Hat and he felt blessed to continue in this role for over 60 years. He was a humble man with simple tastes. He enjoyed many family gatherings, barbecues and time spent with family and friends. Dave was a devoted church member who had a passion for cars and baseball. He was also a charter member of “The Barbershoppers” until it disbanded a few years ago.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5, on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Please use the chapel doors entrance. Due to current restrictions from the Chief Medical Officer of Health LIMITING THE NUMBER OF FUNERAL ATTENDEES, a private Funeral Service will be held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5, on Monday, May 4th, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor James Mack officiating. Family and friends are invited to attend via live streaming available on our website at A private family interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Donations can be made in Dave’s memory to Ronald McDonald House Charities Medicine Hat, 569 - 4 Street SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4G2 or to Medicine Hat Public School/Herald School “Giving Kids A Voice” Program, #601 - 1 Ave SW, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 4Y7 Condolences may be sent through or to subject heading David Ebel.

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  • Visitation

    May 3rd, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel
    1 Dunmore Road SE
    Medicine Hat, AB
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    May 3rd, 2020
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Interment

    May 4th, 2020 |
    Hillside Cemetery
    Gershaw Drive SW & 10 Avenue SW
    Medicine Hat, Alberta
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    May 4th, 2020


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Corinne Chow

Sending sincerest condolences. Enjoyed having Dave in the neighbourhood. I always saved some apples from my tree for him or later a pie.
Comment | Posted at 07:54pm via Condolence

michael mcsweeny

so sorry ...have to say everytime I would go to ebels through out the years was always treated with respect by dave was always a pleasure talking with him will be missed...In my eyes dave able is a legend in medicine hat ..god bless
Comment | Posted at 07:44pm via Condolence

Arlette Knoblich

To: Neil, Gordon, Rick, Dawn and Ebel Family,
Your dad was a generous, kind-hearted and wonderful man. He had a great singing voice. We enjoyed when he was song leader in church. Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers.
Doug & Arlette Knoblich
Comment | Posted at 12:53pm via Condolence

Don Edelmann / City Auto Parts

Our sincere sympathies to all of Dave's family and friends....Dave knew and remembered everything....I too remember with a smile the way he answered the phone "auto parts".
Comment | Posted at 08:19pm via Condolence

Gerald and Lynda

We watched the sevice for Uncle Dave this afternoon online...Our condolences on your loss...
Thankyou Neil and Rick for your touching tributes to your Dad...Praying for peace and comfort as you reflect on your good memories in the days to come.
Love Gerald and Lynda
Comment | Posted at 07:25pm via Condolence

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