Sylvester “Tut” Ebert

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Sylvester “Tut” Ebert, 89, of Bluffton, SC and formerly of Ellicottville, NY died 23rd day, November, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.

Mr. Ebert was born on August 7, 1928 in Mansfield, NY, one of fourteen children of the late Charles and Estelle Ebert. In addition to his parents, Tut was preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters.

Mr. Ebert was a veteran of the United States Navy. Following his military tenure he worked as a truck driver for many years. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ellicottville and attended Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Bluffton. He was a member of the American Legion in Little Valley, NY. He enjoyed bowling, golf, horseshoes, baseball, snowmobiling, hunting, billiards, playing euchre and watching football.

Tut is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Vivian Ranke Ebert; son, John Ebert (Mindy); daughter, Karen Stokes; brothers, Alfred Ebert (Joan) and Harry Ebert (Sheila); sister, Beatrice Martinez; grandchildren, Tracy Stokes, Patrick Ebert (Rosie), and Michelle Martinez (Luis); and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m., 2nd day, December, 2017 at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 351 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton, SC 29910.

A second memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m., 9th day, December, 2017 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 6360 Route 242 East, Ellicottville, NY 14731.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 656, Ellicottville, NY 14731 or to Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 351 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton, SC 29910.