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David Ebert

Thursday, July 29, 2021
David Ebert

Rev. David F. Ebert, 87, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 22, 2021.

Funeral services were held July 27 in Resurrection Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg.

Rev. Ebert was born Aug. 31, 1933, in Dallas to Arthur and Mary Ebert. He was baptized Oct. 15, 1933, at Zion Lutheran Church, Dallas. He was confirmed in his faith in 1947, at Zion Lutheran Church, Dallas.

David attended high school at Concordia College (now Concordia University, Texas) and graduated May 26, 1950. He then attended St. John’s College, in Winfield, Kansas, prior to attending Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He served a vicarage at Our Savior in Mankato, Minnesota, and graduated from the Seminary in 1957.

On July 14, 1957, David married the love of his life, Audrey Wutzke, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Jamestown, North Dakota. He was ordained into the Holy Ministry on Aug. 18, 1957,

He was ordained into the Holy Ministry on Aug. 18, 1957, at his first congregation, Our Savior, El Dorado, Arkansas.

Throughout his 40 years of ministry, Rev. Ebert served the following LCMS parishes: Our Savior, El Dorado, Arkansas, where he also began Faith, Magnolia, Arkansas (1957-1963); St. John, Hamilton, where he also served the congregation at Faith, Stephenville and part-time at Immanuel, Pottsville (1963-1972); dual parish of Faith, Fort Stockton and Immanuel, Rankin, (1972-1974); St. Paul, Plainview (1974-1977); Trinity, Sealy, (1977-1990); and St. John, Lincoln, (1990-1998)

During his ministry, Rev. Ebert shared Christ in 26 Lutheran congregations throughout Texas. He also served the Texas District as Circuit Counselor for five circuits and served as chairman of the Committee on Constitutions for the Texas District.

David was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Mary Ebert; his sister, Ruth; and an infant brother, Benjamin.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Audrey Ebert of Fredericksburg; three children: Kathy Ebert of Fredericksburg, Dan (Karla) Ebert of San Antonio and Tim Ebert of Dallas; and two grandchildren, Matt (Ashley) Ebert and Nick Ebert, all of College Station.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Bible Translators or the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be left at Fredericksburg-funerals. com.