Olin Eugene Sproat Eaton Rapids Passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013 at the age of 89. He was born on October 24, 1923 to William and Lela (Kessler) Sproat in Lansing, MI. Olin proudly served his country during WWII and received the Purple Heart along with numerous other medals. He was a Mason in Lansing for 20 years. He owned Sproat Farm Realty and had offices in Potterville, and Leslie. Real Estate was his passion and he enjoyed being a broker. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth; and son, Randy. Surviving are his best friend, Laura Swift; daughter, Marty Jo (Bill) Fleser, daughter-in-law, Patti Sproat; 3 step children; grandchildren, Jeanne (John) Kitchen, Larry (Wanda) Wicke, Kimberly (Hatim) Alem, Kelly (Dustin) Taylor: great grandchildren, Remington Wicke, Oliver Taylor; and many step grandchildren, and step great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 11:00 AM at Skinner Funeral Home in Eaton Rapids. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Olin will be missed by his family, but they are all happy that he knew the Lord, and that they will have the wonderful chance to see him again. For condolences visit www.SkinnerFuneralHome.com
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Skinner Funeral Homes
101 W. Jolly Road
Lansing, MI 48910
Published in Lansing State Journal on Apr. 4, 2013