NURALON "LONNIE" (PELZ) SPROULS, 71, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Born in Fort Wayne, Lonnie worked at her family's business, Pelz Wrecking. She was a member and Treasurer of Coventry Baptist Church. She also had been an Officer in the PTA and Little League. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Jack Sprouls; son, Matt (Melissa) Sprouls of Champaign, Ill.; daughter, Julie (Christopher) Thatcher of Garrett, Ind.; brothers, David (Carolyn), Jeff (Valerie) and Doug (Staci Magley) Pelz, all of Fort Wayne; sisters, Diane (David) Waldrop and Brenda (Dan) Jackson, both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Dalton and Auston Thatcher; niece, Gretchen Steward; nephews, Kevin and Chad Jackson and Zachary Pelz; and great-nephew, Brenton Steward. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Virginia Pelz. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Coventry Baptist Church, 10926 Aboite Center Road, with calling one hour prior. Dr. John Blair officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials to Coventry Baptist Church. To sign the online guestbook, visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 28, 2013