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Harlan Sprecher

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Harlan Sprecher

Harlan Sprecher, 63, of Worthing, SD, died Friday, March 25, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Friday, April 1 at George Boom Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sioux Falls, SD, with visitation at 11:30 AM.

Harlan Sprecher was born January 14, 1953 in Sioux Falls, SD to Herman and Alvina (Zirpel) Sprecher. He grew up in Brandon and graduated from Brandon Valley High School in 1970. He enlisted in the US Air Force and proudly served from 1972 to 1976. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Sioux Falls and began cooking at the VA Hospital for the next 28 years.

He was a dedicated Discovery Channel watcher. He had a special attachment to his step-father, Darwin and Darwin's children who were more than just step-brothers and sisters.

Harlan is survived by his siblings, Beverly (Richard) Pittman, Sioux Falls, SD, Jerry (Helen) Sprecher, Howard, SD, and Jim (Aiko) Sprecher, Burnsville, MN; step-siblings, Karel (Bob) Amend, Hartford, SD, Judy Winterton, Medford, OR and Donna DeVries, Sioux Falls, SD, Darrell (Linda) Winterton, Sparta, WI; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Alvina and Darwin Winterton; and his father, Herman.
Published in The Argus Leader on Mar. 30, 2016
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