Eberhardt, William E.

Died: December 2011

Eberhardt, William E. 84 years, died in December. He was the son of the late Elmer and Alma (Gerner) Eberhardt. He is survived by his wife Patricia (Sticker) Eberhardt, two children; Gary and his wife Kim Eberhardt, Barbara and her husband Christopher Cerniauskas, and grandchildren Michael & Christopher Cerniauskas, Mallory Sprehe, and Garrett Johnson; step-son and daughter-in-law Jeff and April Homes, and step-children; Schoen and Jessica Holmes.

William served in the United States Army including two years in Germany after World War II and was a member of the First Regimental Army Band. William was a forester for 35 years. He planted many trees and helped fight many forest fires, including jumping out of airplanes to fight fires in remote areas. He also worked as a Realtor for 18 years. He was an Eagle Scout and Scoutmaster. He was an active volunteer including; North Oaks Hospital, Westside and Eastside Elementary Schools, C.A.S.A., a board member for the Youth Service Bureau, the American Legion, and more than 50 years with the United Methodist Church. Bill had a love for the outdoors and regularly enjoyed tennis and fishing.

William is listed on page 328 of the 4th edition of the Seidemann Family Tree Book and is a 5th generation descendant of Friedrich and Rosine Seidemann. His genealogy line is as follows; Friedrich, Johanna, Edwin, Alma, and William.