Joseph E. Sprangers
Joseph Edmund Sprangers, 89, Iola, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 at Iola Living Assistance in Iola.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Waupaca, with the Rev. John Kleinschmidt officiating. Interment of cremains will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Iola in the spring.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until the Mass.
A memorial fund has been established to Iola Living
Assistance in his memory.
Voie Funeral Home in Iola assisted with arrangements. Condolences
may be offered online at www.voiefuneralhome.com.
Mr. Sprangers was born Oct. 2, 1927, in Wittenberg, a son of
the late Anna (Beck) and Gerhard Sprangers.
He was married to Lenore Konkel Feb. 10, 1953, at St. Joseph
Catholic Church in Galloway.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was the plant manager for Consolidated Badger in Iola.
He was a member of the Iola American Legion Post 14, Iola Lions
Club, Iola Winter Sports Club, Iola Fire and Ambulance Service and served on
the Iola-Scandinavia School Board.
Survivors include his wife, Lenore Sprangers; five children,
Joe (Phyllis) Sprangers, Michael (special friend LeAnn) Sprangers, Patricia (special
friend Felix) Jones, Mark (Lynn) Sprangers and Daniel (Patty) Sprangers; seven grandchildren;
and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.