John Ebar

Died: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

Recitation of the Rosary

7:00 PM Fri., Dec. 01, 2017
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 02, 2017
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church

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John was born on December 18, 1938 to John and Josephine (Laucirica) Ebar in Burns, Oregon.  John spent his entire life in Burns; he attended Burns Schools and graduated from Burns Union High School in 1957.  He attended OSU for one year and Oregon College of Education in Monmouth for two years.

John was a talented carpenter and worked with local contractors in Burns, and in 1975 he built his very own home.  John worked for UPS until he retired.

John was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsmen.  He was also a pilot, owning two airplanes in his lifetime.  John loved Harney County and enjoyed exploring every inch of it.  He enjoyed reading and watching old western movies, including educational and historical programs on T.V.  John also found enjoyment spending time with his lifelong friends Mike Yee and Bob McDonald.  He attended many local sporting events and supported his step grandson Emil in his education, sports and daily life lessons.

John was a member of the Burns Elks Lodge #1680, Valley Golf Club and the National Rifle Association.
On June 6, 1995 John married Emilie Rhen, they were married until her passing in 2015.
John is survived by his sons; John P. Ebar Jr. and wife Rozanne, Joseph M. Ebar.  Grandchildren: Mckenzie Ebar, Mitchell Ebar, Christopher Rutledge and Michelle Ebar.  Nephew Duane Morgan.
He is also survived by his stepson, Justin Aamodt and wife Nikke, step grandchildren; McKiah Schroeder, Riley Aamodt, Emil Aamodt.  Brothers; Roman Yriarte, Louis Yriarte and wife, Doris.  Brother-in-law Tom Method and numerous nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his wife Emilie, parents John and Josephine Ebar, sister, Mary and husband, Frank Zunino, Dee (Delores) Method, Elisa and husband Leo Morgan and nephew, Brian Morgan, and sister-in-law, Fran Yriarte.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church.  Memorial Mass will be held on December 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church with inurnment to follow at the Burns Cemetery.  A luncheon will be held at the Burns Elks Lodge #1680 after services.  Contributions in John’s memory can be made to the Burns Elks Lodge #1680.

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