Chad Ebidon

DULUTH, Minn. – Chad R. Ebidon, 39, of Duluth, formerly of this area, passed away on Oct. 22, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth after a short battle with cancer.

He was born on Nov. 17, 1973, in Iron Mountain. Chad was raised in Quinnesec and was a 1992 graduate of Kingsford High School. Following graduation, he attended Bay de Noc Community College and then worked as an over-the-road truck driver. He resided in Duluth for the past eight years.

Chad enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and fishing. He was an avid fan of Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Chad also followed racing and was a fan of Jeff Gordon. He most enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Raymond Martin; paternal grandparents, Robert and Marilyn Ebidon; and his aunt, Laurie Schafer.

Chad is survived by his wife, Jaklyn; children, Jacob of Iron River, Cassandra of Iron Mountain, Brice of Iron Mountain and Austin of Iron Mountain; father and mother, Robert and Cindy Ebidon of Quinnesec; brother, Shawn Ebidon of Iron Mountain; sister, Bobbie Jo (Robert) Justus of Duluth; maternal grandmother, Lois Martin of Iron Mountain; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorials in his memory can be made in care of: Robert and Cindy Ebidon, P.O. Box 142, Quinnesec, MI 49870.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of Chad Ebidon online at

The Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.