Mary Sprague Obituary

Mary A. Sprague
Mary Arlene "Granny" Cruchelow Sprague
Mary A. Sprague

November 21, 1921 - May 9, 2006
Born in Rexfield, IA
Resided in Berwick, IA
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Obituary

Mary Arlene "Granny" Cruchelow Sprauge, 84, died at home Tuesday morning from complications of osteoporosis. A private family graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Berwick Cemetery.

Mary was born November 12, 1921 in Rexfield, Iowa. She was a telephone operator in California during the war years. Mary married Edwin B. Sprague and moved to Berwick in the late 1940’s and resided there for the rest of her life. She worked as a nursing assistant from 1965 until 1970. Her hobbies included gardening, watching TV, reading and spending time with her family.

Mary was loved and will be greatly missed. She was a mother figure to so many people that will not forget her. She is survived by her daughters, Judy Sprague of Berwick and Lou Ann (Bob) Anderson of Berwick; her son, Jim (Marlys) Cruchelow of Des Moines; four Grandchildren, Justine (Dean) Jurgensen of Des Moines; Danika Streeter of Ankeny; Bobbi (Robert) Stevenson of Toronto, Canada and Chad Anderson of Maquoketa, Iowa; four Great- Grandchildren, Taylor, Jamie, Kaili and Kacie.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday at Grandview Park Funeral Home. Memorial Contributions are being made to Mercy Hospice.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK FUNERAL HOME.

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Private
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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, May 12, 2006
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131