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Jeffrey D. Ebner

Jeffrey D. Ebner, 53, of Springfield, died Friday November 14, 2008 in Miami Valley Hospital. He was born January 23, 1955 in Springfield.

Jeff had attended Drake University, DesMoines, Iowa and graduated with a BA of History from the University of Minnesota where he was president of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. After graduation Jeff worked, for a short time, for the Ross Perot company of EDS Corp., Dallas, TX. Shortly thereafter, some 30 years ago, he moved back to Springfield to work in the family business, Ebner Sons, Inc., a business that was established in 1883.

He was a member of the Scioto Valley Rugby Club, Columbus Athletic Club, represented the United States in the Maccabean Games, former member of Temple Shalom where he was the former Sunday School principal; and coached his son Nate's rugby team at Hilliard Davidson High School. Jeff's compassion for others continued after his death by being an organ donor

Survivors include "the loves of his life" his wife, Amy, and his son, Nathan, who attends O.S.U.; a stepdaughter, Beth (Rodney) Bergfeld; his mother and stepfather, Lyla and Harvey Bailen, Seminole, FL; his father and stepmother, Richard and Jenny Ebner, Springfield; mother in law, Sandy Collins; two sisters, Jill and Ann Bailin; brother in law, Tony Collins; sister in law, Becky Collins; one step sister, Leilani Ebner; two step brothers, Todd and Randy Ebner; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and his golden lab, Magnum.

He was preceded in death by his father in law, Paul Collins and grandparents, Martin and Bertha Ebner.

Friends may call in the Conroy Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday with a Memorial Service to be held at 7:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Animal Welfare League or USA Rugby, 2500 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302.

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