HELEN M. SPRUNGER, 95, of Berne, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Swiss Village. Born Feb. 4, 1917, in Adams County, she was a daughter of the late Christian and Alina (Burry) Balsiger. She married Edward A. Sprunger on June 11, 1941. She was a member of First Mennonite Church. Surviving are her three daughters, Beth (Tom) Jones of Berne, Candy (Darrel) Schierling of Zionsville, Ind. and Barbara McDonald of Berne; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Eldon and Milford Balsiger; and sisters Gertrude Balsiger and Vera Lehman. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at First mennonite Church Chapel, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home. Pastor Jerry A. Flueckiger officiating. Burial in MRL Cemetery, Berne. Preferred memorials to Mennonite Missions or Family Life Care Hospice. Sign guestbook at yagerkirchhofer.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 11, 2012