Julius Frederick "Jules" Springborn (1928 - 2016)

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Julius Frederick Springborn passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in DuBois, Pa., of natural causes; he was 88 years young.
"Jules" was born in LaSalle, lllinois, on May 14, 1928.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred T. Springborn and Wilhelmine Reich; siblings: Merle Springborn, Elaine Grimm and Crystal Mercer; son, Lon Paul Springborn; and grandson, Christopher Donald Jewell.
He is survived by Chris (Kahne) Springborn, Loveland, Ohio; Sally (Don) Crooks, Batavia, Ohio; Debra (Benjamin) Kohlhepp, Falls Creek, Pa.; and Tammy (Donald) Jewell, DuBois, Pa.; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Julius served in the U.S. Navy as an electricians mate during World War II, afterward for the remainder of his life he worked in sales for various industries receiving many sales awards. He loved land sales and enjoyed working throughout the country and specifically in DuBois, Pa., where he assisted the original owner and subsequent owners in the development of Treasure Lake.
He served as both sales manager and project manager of Treasure Lake over the years. He was an avid golfer and won many senior tournaments. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with family. His most formidable quote was "lead, follow or get out of the way."
The family is requesting in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to St. Jude's Hospital or the . Online condolences can be made at www.pasimplecremation.com. There is no viewing, a memorial service with Navy honors will be held for friends and family at the Morningside Cemetery Chapel on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at 12 p.m.
Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 4, 2016
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