|Birth: ||Jan. 18, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 2011|
North Dakota, USA
Mildred "Millie" Rose Ebertz
After fighting a courageous and lengthy battle against lung disease, Millie Ebertz, 88, passed away on Friday, June 10th, at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck, ND.
Millie was born January 18th, 1923 in Colby, Kansas to Leslie F. and Grace Rich Rice. They later moved to Great Falls, MT, then on to Sherwood and ultimately, Velva ND, where her father was Superintendent of Schools. Millie attended Minot Normal (Teacher's) College for a short time and then attended Jamestown College where her father was a professor. She interned in Medical Technology at Bryan LGH, Lincoln, NE, and then worked at St. Luke's Hospital and Fargo Clinic lab for a year before returning to Jamestown to finish her degree in Medical Technology in 1948. She continued to work at Jamestown Clinic and Jamestown Hospital for a number of years until staying home to raise their children.
Millie met Joe, her husband of 62 years at his family's restaurant, Ebertz Café. They married in Jamestown on November 26, 1949. Through the years she raised four successful children, later returning to Jamestown College to receive her education degree. She taught eighth grade earth science for 27 years at Jamestown High School. Millie was a member of St. James Basilica Tabernacle Society, an active member of the Lady of Lourdes Circle, belonged to Delta Kappa Gamma, the Stutsman County Retired Teachers Association, and a Board Member of FACE Foundation. She was a kind, gracious, inspirational women, who believed there are no regrets from mistakes made in life, only opportunities to learn from them.
She was a life-long bridge player, loved to read, and thoroughly enjoyed traveling. She particularly enjoyed spending time with family, and celebrating as many family events as possible.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph; four children, MaryAnne (Lyle) Grove, Jamestown, Jane Redlinger, Minneapolis, Dr. Mark Ebertz, Bismarck, Steve (Patricia) Ebertz, St. Paul; five grandchildren, Melissa, Erica, Jim, Katie, and Ross; and one great-grand son, Grant. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.
Eucharist of Christian Burial: 2:00pm Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 St. James Basilica, Jamestown, ND.
Interment: Calvary Cemetery, Jamestown, ND.
Leslie Francis Rice (1889 - 1965)
Grace Lora Rich Rice (1889 - 1947)
Dorothy Frances Rice Hilling (1915 - 1992)*
Franklin Jay Rice (1918 - 1979)*
Virginia Elizabeth Rice Bohn (1920 - 1999)*
Mildred Rose Rice Ebertz (1923 - 2011)
Lawrence Merle Rice (1927 - 1975)*
North Dakota, USA
Maintained by: Norm
Originally Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Jun 13, 2011
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