Sept. 11, 1953 - Feb. 28, 2014
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ELKHART - Michael P. Sprow, age 60, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at his residence. He was born September 1, 1953 in Hicksville, OH, the son of the late Lester L. Sprow and Betty Sprow. He was a 1970 graduate of Antwerp High School. Directly after high school he began working for Uniroyal Goodrich where he worked 40 years as a tire line builder. He was a member of United Workers Local 715. On June 16, 2012 he married Denorris House of Elkhart, IN, who survives. Michael was also survived by his mother, Betty Sprow, two sisters, Penny (Ron) Timbers of Defiance & Julie (Tim) Barker of Hicksville, a daughter, Kristine (Clark) O'Shaughnessey of New Hampshire, three stepdaughters, Jacqueline Robinson, Leeya Robinson & Dinita House, three grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Lester L. Sprow and his grandparents, Elmer & Dorothy Sprow and Lewis & Helen Chehi. Mike was a past member of the Fort Wayne Astronomy Club & Antwerp Methodist Church. He was a member of New Season Church of God in Christ. His hobbies were fishing, traveling and woodworking, but his favorite way to spend time was in the company of his family and enjoying his grandchildren. Services will be held at 12:00 p.m., on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Greater Wayside COGIC with visitation an hour prior. Arrangements have been entrusted with Alford's Mortuary. www.alfordsmortuaryinc.com
Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 5, 2014
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