Raymond Ebertowski


Raymond C. Ebertowski, a resident of St. Cloud, passed away Nov. 2, 2013, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Wednesday, Nov. 6, at St. Michaels Catholic Church, with the Rev. Mark Innocenti officiating. Burial with Military Honors were provided by the Waite Park American Legion Silver Star Post #428. Burial was in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, orth of Little Falls.
Ray was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Little Falls to Leo and Rose (Kowalzck) Ebertowski. He married Leola Hansmann, July 18, 1945, in St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in Lastrup. They moved to St. Cloud in 1949. Ray received the Bronze Star for his service in the US Army during World War II. Ray worked for Gamble-Skogmo for many years and completed his career as an Army Recruiter. After his retirement he was the general manager of the Waite Park Legion for 10 years. Ray was a member of St. Michaels Parish, VFW Post #428, the Moose Lodge and was a past Commander of the Waite Park American Legion Silver Star Post #428.
Ray is survived by daughter Darlene (Chuck) Rau of Rice; son, David (Mary Jo) of St. Paul; grandchildren: Jay, Jenny, Michael, Leslie, Cassie, Kyle; great-grandchildren: Megan, Katie, Kristen; sisters, Lucy and Rosemary, and brother Alex; son-in-law, Gene Pawlu of Pierz.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Leola; daughter, LaJean Pawlu, and brother Louie.
The Ebertowski family would like to extend their thanks to the VA Medical Center for their loving care.

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