Jason was born and raised in Reno , NV. He graduated from Reno High School and the University of Nevada , Reno. He joined the U.S. Navy and completed post graduate studies at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, in New York City, graduating with honors. He then received a specialty certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 2007 at UCLA.
Through much hard work and determination, Jason performed his first solo flight at the age of 16 and received his private pilot’s license at 19. Further evidence of his determination and independence was his ability to put himself through dental school. While attending Columbia University in New York City, Jason had the privilege of triaging victims of 9/11.
Another one of Jason’s greatest personal accomplishments was having his research published in the Columbia Dental Review.
Jason loved the outdoors and was an avid sportsman. His favorite spot for hunting and fishing was Surprise Valley, CA. Jason’s canine companions, Hound and Eddie, were always at his side. During the past four years, Jason discovered the thrill of Mountain Lion hunting with his lifelong friend, Todd.
Jason resided in Reno with his wife of two years, Denise Eberle. He practiced in the Reno/Sparks and Elko, NV communities as a pediatric dentist. Jason earned the respect and admiration of his patients and colleagues through his compassionate, gentle nature and excellence in dentistry.
Jason was loved and will be remembered for his clever witty remarks, practical jokes, contagious laugh, and intense loyalty to his friends, family and patients. He had many fond memories of road trips accompanied by good friends and good music. He continually sought knowledge through his love of literature and hours spent watching the History and Military Channels.
Jason Eberle died suddenly of natural causes on May 27, 2008 at the age of 37. He touched the lives of so many and his absence will be deeply felt.
Jason is survived by his beloved wife, Denise, father Joseph Eberle, D.D.S. (Kani) of Reno, mother Jean Metzker Ph.D. of Walnut Creek, sisters Nikol Abelman (Billy) of Las Vegas, Annabeth Breen (Adam) of Salt Lake City, Monet Homze (Eric), Aleise Eberle and Demi Eberle of Reno, his brother Nate Metzker (Cameron) of New York City and stepfamily Johnny Metzker, JK Metzker (Jamie), Kristin Rolling (Henry), Mini Peters (Dan) all of Reno, grandmother Bette Henrikson of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and numerous nieces and nephews.