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Thursday, September 25th, 2008
William Springer
Former Rockford resident William F. Springer, 79, of Bradenton, Fla., died at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 22, 2008, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Rockford, to Eugene and Cleo High Springer. On Oct. 2, 1949, he married Gloriana "Annie" Hill, who died April 5, 2005.
Surviving are three children, Teri (Geri) Wehausen, Columbus; Steve (Lynne), Sidney; and Susie (Doug) Dickson, San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Robert.
He worked in agriculture, initially as a farmer and later at Sharp Canning, Rockford, and Terra Industries, Carmel, Ind.
His body will be cremated and there will be no calling hours.
Good Earth Crematory, Bradenton, is handling arrangements.
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