COATSBURG, Ill. -- Harold W. Sprenger, 82, of Coatsburg, died at 4:42 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 9, 2013) in St. Vincent's Home, Quincy.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1931, in rural Coatsburg, Harold was the son of William and Minnie Heins Sprenger. He married Juanita House on Nov. 25, 1956, in Quincy. She died April 17, 2009.
Harold spent his life working on his farm in rural Coatsburg.
He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Coatsburg and served his country in the U.S. Army.
As a young man, Harold enjoyed hunting, especially coyote and fox, and even raised Walker Fox Hounds in the 1950s and â€˜60s. He also loved being a lifelong beef producer and truly enjoyed raising calves.
Survivors include a son, Denton Sprenger (Amy) of rural Coatsburg; three grandchildren, Lauren Sprenger, Taylor Sprenger and Garrett Sprenger; two stepgrandchildren, Brittney Foster (Greg) and April Ihnen (Eric); four stepgreat-grandchildren, Katie Jo and Elizabeth Foster and Keleigh and Greyson Ihnen; a brother, Donald Sprenger (Roseann) of Coatsburg; a sister, Helen Pagel of Quincy; two brothers-in-law, Fred Zimmerman of Quincy, and John Goudschaal of Quincy; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn Sprenger of Golden, and Helen Ratliff of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Robert Sprenger; and two sisters, Elda Zimmerman and Ruth Sprenger.
SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Coatsburg by Pastor Jill Flynn. Burial with military honors will follow at Quincy Memorial Park.
VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. tonight in the Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home, Camp Point.
MEMORIALS: St. Peter's Lutheran Church or the
ARRANGEMENTS: Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home, Camp Point.