Archie Sprengel

Archie Sprengel

Archie H. Sprengel, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Lutheran Home.

He was born May 13, 1931, in Cape Girardeau to August and Letha Wallace Sprengel. He and Mae Sue Beal were married May 15, 1954, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau.

He served in the Army National Guard for 36 years. He was employed by Bamby Bakery and Bunny Bread before working in dormitory maintenance for 26 years at Southeast Missouri State University, retiring July 1, 1992.

Archie was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and served as an elder, trustee and usher. He was a member of Voters Assembly and the Men's Club.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Archie Wayne (Ann) Sprengel of Cape Girardeau and Mark (Christy) Sprengel of Jackson; sisters, Ruth Langston of Cape Girardeau and Wanda (Clarence) Perr of Brea, California; sister-in-law Joella Arnzen of Cape Girardeau; grandchildren, Michael Sprengel of Fort Collins, Colorado, Gregory (Kathryn) Sprengel of Argyle, Texas, Russell Sprengel of Dallas, Megan Sprengel (fiance Andrew Neely) of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Lucas Sprengel of Jackson; great-grandchildren Kimberly and Vance Sprengel of Argyle; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, George and August Sprengel, and sister, Shirley Swan.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Saxony Village and Lutheran Home for the kind and attentive care given to Archie during his time there.

A private graveside service will be held Tuesday at Fairmount Cemetery, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating. A memorial service is planned for a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.

Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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