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Ebert's Body Found in Lake

M.A. Ebert, prominent resident of Lake Tomahawk, was found drowned in Flagel lake late Saturday evenin. He had been suffering from the recurence of a mental disorder and it appears that he walked into the lake in an attempt to take his own live.

>p>Mr. Ebert was well and favorably known throughout this section. He was active in municipal appairs and took a leading part in movemnts for the betterment of the lake region.

M.A.Ebert came to lake Tomahawk in 1915 and in June that year was married to Miss Isabelle Johnson who with three sisiters were at that time operating Camp Minne-wawa for girls. Mr. and Mrs. Ebert continued running that place for several years and also established camp Ad-aw-gam for boys.

For the past few years Mr. Ebert was identified with the Land O'Lakes magazine acting in the capacity of field representative. For the past few months he was with the Wisconsin Magazine.

The deceased is survived by Mrs. Ebert, four children, Margaret, Mark, Susan, and Marion, one brother, S.J.Ebert of Milwaukee, three sisters, Stella Ebert of Chicago, Mrs. Chas. Krause of Detroit, and Mrs. Alvin Newman of Cleveland Wis.

Deceased was born at Oswego N.Y. in 1879, coming to Milwaukee with his parents in 1893. He was for several years in the drug business and spent the 10 years prior to his coming here as manager of the Fowler Manufacturing company.

Source: Minocqua Times, Minocqua Wis., May 31, 1929.

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