Francis Edward Ebertsch, 76, of Bonita Springs, FL, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at his home with his family by his side.
Formerly of Orland Park, IL, he was a winter resident of Bonita Springs since 1999 before making it his permanent home in December 2012. Mr. Ebertsch was born Feb. 15, 1936 in Chicago, IL a son of the late Francis J. and Loretta (English) Ebertsch. He attended Devry University before serving in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Ebertsch worked for Sun Chemical Corporation - General Prinking Ink Division in Northlake, IL, for 36 years before retiring in 2003.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Janice I. (Davis) Ebertsch; children, Edward Ebertsch of Chicago, IL, Kathleen (Lester) Trilla of Orland Park, IL, Jennifer Devlin of Orland Park, IL, and Francine (Tim Evans) Ebertsch of Bonita Springs, FL; and eight grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Patricia Heminger and Robert Ebertsch.