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Elaine A. Ebert

Jul 09, 1942 - Apr 24, 2019


Elaine A. Ebert, age 76, of Sheboygan, passed away after complications from a recent heart surgery on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. She was born in Bonduel, WI on July 9, 1942 the daughter of the late Frank and Emma Brodhagen Ebert.
Elaine graduated from Bonduel High School and attended Concordia University, graduating with a degree in education. She taught 1st grade for 45 years at Bethlehem Lutheran School. After her retirement, she continued to fill in when needed as a substitute teacher.
She was a longtime member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and was involved in various church organizations throughout the years. As owner of Birchwood Ceramics, Elaine shared her artistic abilities and love of crafts with others. She also enjoyed gardening and traveling.
Survivors include her sister, Marion Schmeling, of Green Bay; nephew, Kevin (Missy) Schmeling, of Green Bay; niece, Janelle (Jason) Walton, of Sobieski; great-nephew, Taylor Schmeling; three great-nieces, Kendra Schmeling, Mallory and Montana Walton and her Siamese Cat, Cuddles. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Grace Ebert, brother-in-law, Lloyd Schmeling and her dear friend, Howard Pantel.
A funeral service for Elaine will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1121 Georgia Ave., Sheboygan with Rev. Alan D. Kubow and Rev. James Hartman officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in the Town of Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Elaine may be directed to Bethlehem Lutheran. A heartfelt thank you is extended to Rev. Alan D. Kubow and the Bethlehem Church and School family for the love and support everyone gave to Elaine.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Service

Date: Saturday May 4, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Bethlehem Lutheran Church [map]


Date: Saturday May 4, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:0- a.m.
Location: Bethlehem Lutheran Church [map]



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Kristin Booth

I only recently met Elaine as we worked the polls together on election days. She was a real joy to work with and she will be missed. My heartfelt condolences go to her family and friends.

jeanine mullen

Jeanine Mullen April 24 at 7:00 PM ยท I know Elaine is a peace and is smiling down on all whos lives were touched by her kindness. Her beautiful kind heart gave all it could and stopped beating. She put every ones needs ahead of her own. She will be remembered as a wonderful loving grade school teacher who gave her students great memories of their grade school years. She had a creative soul that she shared with all who knew her. I know Howie and her sister were waiting for her. It was a honor knowing you Elaine, I will miss you every Wednesday. God Bless you my friend.

Sandy Brisson

She was a kind and caring person. I enjoyed our Wednesday talks at Generations.

jeanine mullen

I had known Elaine for at least 25 years. Never have I known a more dedicated, loving person in my life. Her generosity was above and beyond normal. She loved being a teacher. I have been a Ceramic teacher for 30 years. Howard her dear friend and Elaine Supplied the Sheboygan Senior Activity Center with Green ware for over 30 years. All loved to see Elaine come into the room sit down and have coffee with us and was included in all Art department activities. When I retired she still supplied us with ceramic for the past 7 years at my homle. I will miss you my friend, you were a inspiration to all