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Dorothy L. Sprengeler

Dorothy L. Sprengeler

July 28, 2018

Dorothy Lou Sprengeler, 87, of Eau Claire, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, at her home in Eau Claire.

She was born May 11, 1931, in Norfolk, NB, the daughter of Clarence and Rose (Ellenberger) Roker.  Dorothy graduated from Norfolk High School in 1949.  She was employed at Kollman Warner Seed Company, Bankers Life of NB, and Land Air, all in Norfolk. 

On April 11, 1954, she married Marlin Sprengeler in Norfolk.  In 1954 they moved to Cheyenne, WY, where she gave birth to their two sons, John and James.  The family moved to North Platte, NB, in 1961.  In 1984 they started their own business, Novus Windshield Repair in North Platte.  They continued to run the business together until their retirement in 2000.  Marlin passed away in 2010 and Dorothy moved to Eau Claire, WI, to be close to her sons.

She is survived by her two sons, John (Kara) and James (Karen); three grandchildren, Rachel, Hannah, and Grace; and a great-granddaughter, Willow; and her sister, Florence Sohl of Norfolk, NB.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband; and parents.

A family gathering will be held in the fall of 2018 in Norfolk, NB, to celebrate Dorothy’s life.

Memorials are preferred to St. Mark Ev. Lutheran Church, 3307 State St., Eau Claire, WI  54701.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services in Altoona, WI, is serving the family.  


A family gathering will be held in the fall of 2018 in Norfolk, NB, to celebrate Dorothy’s life.

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  • Susan Tucker My thoughts and prayers are with you both,
    Jim and John, on the passing of Aunt Dorothy. I remember fondly her sweet personality from many years gone by when the Sprengeler clan would get together. Blessings on your families. Love cousin Sue Tucker in Riverton, WY

    August 9 at 5:04am

  • Carrol Hiatt Sr and Joan Hiatt So sad to hear of Dorothys passing. Marlin and Dorothy were great friends over the many years, and we miss them very much. Thoughts and prayers with the family at this time, and may the God of all comfort be with the family at all times.

    August 8 at 9:07pm

  • Matthew Hiatt Was saddened to hear of her passing. As a young man, I remember going into Tagge's 215 restaurant with my grandparents every Saturday, and Mr. and Mrs. Sprengler would be there, always a smile and a hello. A privelage and honor to know this family. Both greatly missed.

    August 8 at 8:57pm

  • Sheryl Schaeffer My heart weeps at her passing, but rejoices for Dorothy. Now she is reunited with her beloved Marlin. They both touched my life in a very special way.

    August 7 at 11:13PM

  • Teresa Schultz Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss.

    August 6 at 12:20PM

  • Wayne and Celia Sime To the Sprengeler family, we send our condolences on the loss of your mother. May you take solace in the good memories you have of her. Wayne and Celia Sime, Eau Claire, WI.

    August 6 at 9:23AM

  • John Townsend We treasure our many times of sharing coffee at our No. Platte Coffee group and invitations to their home to view the beautiful flowers, and we still enjoy the beauty of the Tiger Lilly flowers shared with our garden. We have thought of Dorothy many times as we enjoy them.
    John and Carol Townsend, No. Platte, NE

    August 5 at 6:00AM

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