Maurice Peter Ebelhar, 74 of 2519 Ky. Hwy.1554 of Owensboro, Kentucky died on Sunday March 7, 2004 at Owensboro Medical Health Systems and was born on October 28, 1929 in Daviess County, Ky. to the late Peter J. and Clara Weber Ebelhar. He was a retired farmer and a USARMY Veteran of Korean War. Was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church and Mens Club, 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus Sorgho Council #6101-Charter Member Daviess County Lions Club, Owensboro Catholic High School Athletic Booster Club, Past President Kentucky State Tractor Pullers Association, was in charge of making the burgoo for fifty-one years at St. Mary Magdalene Picnic. He enjoyed fishing, golf, nascar, UK Athletics, Tractor Pulling and being with his grandchildren. Preceded in death by his brother & sister-in-law; Dennis & Martine Ebelhar. Surviving are his wife; June Dibble Ebelhar of 52yrs. of marriage. Sons and daughter-in-laws; Dr. Maurice Wayne & Annetta Ebelhar of Leland, Mississippi, Larry C. & Brenda Ebelhar of Naples, Florida, David Lee & Pam Ebelhar of Owensboro, Ky., Dr. Stephen A. & Bonnie Ebelhar of Marion, Illinois, Peter J.PJ & Sarah Ebelhar of Owensboro, Ky., Richard Brad & Marilyn Ebelhar of Owensboro, Ky., daughters and son-in-laws; Sandra Ebelhar & Bobby Clark of Bowling Green, Ky. and Donna J. Ebelhar & Daniel Diachun of Lexington, Ky., grandchildren; Michael & his wife; Carrie Ebelhar, Matthew, Brandon, Billy & B.J. Ebelhar, Christopher & Jonathon Ebelhar, Nicholas & Ryan Ebelhar, Caroline & Drew Ebelhar, Rocky, Libby, & Jack Ebelhar, Jill, Corey & Greg Clark, Brandon, Amanda & Lindsey Fischer. Brothers and sister-in-laws; Vincent & Mary Phoebe Ebelhar of Owensboro, Ky. and Kenneth & Stansell Ebelhar of Owensboro, Kentucky and sisters and brother-in-law; Margaret & John Reisz of Owensboro, Ky., Lorena Stephen of Owensboro, Ky., Clara Marie Gillis of Owensboro, Ky. Services are at 10:00am. Tuesday at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, visitation at Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home from 2:00 to 8:00pm. Monday and 8:00 to 9:30am. Tuesday, prayers are at 6:30pm. Monday. Reverend Richard Powers will be officiating. The family wish that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to St. Mary Magdalene Building Fund and American Cancer Society.

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  1. I will always have fond memories of Mr Ebelhar from my youth. The group of us would go out to their place and Mr & Mrs Ebelhar were alwatys so good to us. Even when they should not of been, if you know what I mean.

    Mrs. Ebelhar, PJ and family…..

  2. Dear Donna and family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your father, you have my deepest sympathy.
    Love, Tammy

  3. I was saddened to see that Maurice had died. Dad always spoke well of him. Know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers, as is he.

  4. I was so very saddened when mom called me and told me the shocking news. He is with our Heavenly Father now and one of our Angels.



  5. We were very sorry to hear the sad news.

    The entire McLeod family sends their love and prayers for both Maurice and his family.

  6. We only knew Maurice for a short time we wish we could have known him much longer. We have heard nothing but praise of him. Our Lord Jesus has got a right hand man now.
    With Gods Love,
    Neal & Linda MIllie’s sister & brother in law

  7. June,
    I never met Maurice but I played cards on the computer with him and my sister, Millie. I use to tease him all the time about being the Nana from Indiana with a wart on my nose. What I heard of him and by talking on the computer with him he was a ve

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