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Marion Sprenger

February 23, 1921 February 23, 2016
Marion Sprenger
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PEORIA - Marion Stein Sprenger, 95, of Peoria passed away peacefully at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at the OSF Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria with her family by her side.

Born Feb. 23, 1921, to the late Ezra and Jesse Stein Bucher, Marion was raised by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Stein. She married Joseph E. Sprenger on June 25, 1943. He passed away August 12, 2001.

She was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Amanda Sprenger Sarmiento.

She is survived by two sons, Stephen (Kettie) and Scott (Marilee); four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Marion graduated from Peoria High School in 1938 and attended Bradley University, graduating in 1942. She was a member of Lambda Phi Sorority.

She served as president of the Junior League of Peoria and the Board of Community Children’s Theater. She was a member of the Central Volunteer Bureau, a charter member of Easter Seals Auxiliary, and a board member of the Crittenton Care and Counseling Center and Family House. She was also a member of the Living Waters Lutheran Church and the Country Club of Peoria.

Marion was a volunteer for the Methodist Hospital Service League, Meals on Wheels, and Family House. She was also a mentor/reader at Glen Oak School.

For 12 years, she was employed as fashion coordinator for Bergner's and was the leader for many years of the Seventeen Beauty Workshop.

Family and friends will celebrate her life with a funeral service at 12 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Living Waters Lutheran church. Pastor Mark Schoenhals will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Cremation rites have been accorded and entombment of ashes will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Marion’s memory may be made to the Amanda Sarmiento Memorial Fund to Fight Osteosarcoma at Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W. Van Buren, Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60612 (http://rush.convio.net/amandasarmiento) or to a charity of your choice.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

12

Mar

11:00 AM 3/12/2016 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/12/2016 12:00:00 PM
Living Waters Lutheran Church

7229 N. Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

Living Waters Lutheran Church
7229 N. Knoxville Ave Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

12

Mar

12:00 PM 3/12/2016 12:00:00 PM
Living Waters Lutheran Church

7229 N. Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614

Living Waters Lutheran Church
7229 N. Knoxville Ave Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Donor's Choice

Amanda Sarmiento Memorial Fund to Fight Osteosarcoma

Rush University Medical Center
1700 W. Van Buren, Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60612
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