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Ink Industry Mourns Francis Edward Ebertsch


Worked for Sun Chemical Corporation - General Prinking Ink Division for 36 years

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.