Sprong , Thomas Gene Thomas Gene Sprong, 68, of Grand Prairie, passed away on February 20, 2014. Tom was born on November 16, 1945 in West Bent, Iowa. He graduated from Delavan High School in Delavan, Minnesota. In 1966, he married Jean Marie Skaare who preceded him in death. In 2008, he married Janice Aust. Tom relocated his family from Minnesota to Texas in 1976. As part of the founding team at Poly America, he held various management positions in the Maintenance and Operations departments until his retirement in 2010. Retirement was spent fishing on Joe Pool Lake and vacationing with family. Tom was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother to his family and a friend to all. He will be greatly missed. Survivors include: his wife, Jan; sons, Mark, Mike, Matt, Nick and Nathan; grandchildren, Kimberly, Mark, Chad, Ben, Jordan, Brittany, Elessa, Kristen and Madison; sisters, Barbara, Connie, Peggy and brother, Darwin; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 5PM-7PM at Bean Massey Burge Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11 AM at First United Methodist Church in Grand Prairie.
Published in Dallas Morning News from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2014