SEASIDE, CA – Dewey C. Sprague, age 92 of Seaside and Fort Bragg, CA, died July 13, 2014 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital.|
Dewey was born April 1, 1922 in Baron, Wisconsin to Howard and Delia (Arneson) Sprague. He had four brothers and two sisters. He was a graduate of Tony Wisconsin High School.
He moved from Wisconsin to Seaside in the late 50s and resided in Seaside until 1979. At that time he and his wife, Trudie and four children relocated to Fort Bragg. He lived and worked there until 2013.
Dewey was a General Contractor who specialized in remodeling. His hobbies were fishing, staying busy working, and most of all enjoying his family, friends and beloved dogs to the fullest.
Dewey was preceded in death by his first wife, Violet; second wife, Mary; and current wife, Trudie; two sisters, Avenal and Loretta; three brothers, Don, Lyle, and Beuron; and five children, Jerry, Terry, Dewey Jr., Kaylynn and Sheila.
He is survived by 13 children, Carol, Karen, Bob, Sherry, Joanne, Gary, Eddie, Barbara, Shaw, Mike, Roy, Cindy and Jenny. He has 59 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren.
Dewey was loved and respected by all those who knew him. He will be missed.
Services will be held on Sunday, July 20, 2014 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Mission Memorial Park & Seaside Funeral Home, 1915 Ord Grove Ave. in Seaside.
Published in The Monterey Herald on July 17, 2014