Obituary for Gene Sprague

Gene Sprague, 89, of Florence Twp., passed away on October 3, 2018, at New Life Hospice in Lorain. He was born on May 19, 1929, in Florence Twp., and has lived there his entire life. He was a 1947 graduate of Birmingham High School. He spent most of his working years as a purchasing agent for Milford Rivet in Elyria, and for a short time at Pin Oak RV Sales. He was a member of the Firelands Lions Club for many years. He enjoyed golf, gardening, watching his favorite Cleveland sports teams, and s ...
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Gene Sprague, 89, of Florence Twp., passed away on October 3, 2018, at New Life Hospice in Lorain. He was born on May 19, 1929, in Florence Twp., and has lived there his entire life. He was a 1947 graduate of Birmingham High School. He spent most of his working years as a purchasing agent for Milford Rivet in Elyria, and for a short time at Pin Oak RV Sales. He was a member of the Firelands Lions Club for many years. He enjoyed golf, gardening, watching his favorite Cleveland sports teams, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 67 years Ruth (Scholl) Sprague, sons, Tim (Denise) Sprague, of Henrietta Twp, and Daniel Sprague, of Florence Twp., two granddaughters Kristin (Ian) Warner, and Kate (Adam) Kuncel, a great-granddaughter Joanna Kuncel, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Court and Geneva (Canfield) Sprague, his brother Kenneth Sprague, and his twin sisters Wahnita Harris and Wanda Poyer. Friends may call on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Florence Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com Memorial contributions may be made to the Florence Congregational Church, 11801 St Rt 113, Berlin Heights, Ohio 44814 or the Firelands Lions Club, Dan Born, Tresurer, 11913 St Rt 113, Wakeman, Ohio 44889.
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Recent Condolence Notes

Tuesday, 10/9/2018
To Ruth and the Sprague family and friends; Ron and I extend our deep sympathy to you in the loss of Gene. Sincerely, Ron and Chris Nosack
- Ron & Chris Nosack

Friday, 10/5/2018
I will love you always. To my Aunt Ruthy: We all will miss him. Thoughts and prayers for all of you. Vickie Harris and Bill Perkins.
- vickie Harris

RIP Uncle Gene --Thoughts and Prayers are with your family. Judy and Bob Murray
- Judy & Bob Murray

I did not know Gene personally yet know him through his son Tim and his family. Gene, you have left an incredible legacy through your son. Job well done and may you RIP and may God Bless your dear wife and your entire family.
- Joyce Perciballi

So sorry to hear of Genes passing, our thoughts and love are with the family.
Anita and Howard Harlan
- Anita Harlan

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