Charles (Harpo) Robert Ebert III

Dec. 25, 1951 Oct. 19, 2011

Charles (Harpo) Robert Ebert III, 59, of Oconomowoc, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Chuck was born Dec. 25, 1951, in Oconomowoc, to Warren and Mary Lou (nee Voight) Ebert. He married Robin Zahnzinger on Aug. 13,1977, in Oconomowoc. Chuck was an electrician for 35 years and a member of Cross Lutheran Church in Ixonia.

Chuck is survived by his wife and best friend, Robin; his loving children, Heather (Kevin) Karenz of Oconomowoc, Heidi (Jason) Laatsch of Oconomowoc, Hailey (Andrew) Henery of Oconomowoc, Hilary (Kaleb) De Vries of Ixonia and Buddy (Jen Gulden) Ebert of Milwaukee; and his brother and sisters, Jane Bryant of New Berlin, Jean (Sven) Prestbroten of Orfordville, Tom (Coleen) Ebert of Wisconsin Dells, Mary Montclair of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Gail (Joe) Maurer of Muskego. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Pearle (Ron) Ploeger of Phoenix, Ariz.; his sisterin-law, Sandy (Randy) Grulke of Pewaukee; his dear grandchildren, Jaelyn Laatsch, Jace Laatsch, Kennedy Henery, Finnley Henery and Parker Karenz; and 10 nieces and nephews.

Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Warren and Mary Lou, and his sister, Joyce.

Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the 4 p.m. memorial service Saturday, Oct. 29, at Cross Lutheran Church, W704 E. Gopher Hill Road, Ixonia. The Rev. Laurie Stumme-Diers will officiate. His final rest will be in the Memorial Garden at Cross Church.

Memorials to the ALS Association or Cross Lutheran Church appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.