Robert  Sprague

Obituary of Robert Sprague

Robert Ernest Sprague was born in Wenatchee, WA to John W. and Blanche Sprague. He was educated in Tacoma Schools, graduating from Lincoln High in 1938. During WWII he served as a mechanic in the United States Army Air Force. After leaving the service he worked for American Plumbing, then for Tacoma City Light for 30 years before retiring in 1983. He was a member of Destiny Masonic Lodge for 65 years, serving twice as Master and once as Secretary.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Nilma, daughter Peggy Ellingson, and grandson Evan Sprague. 2 sisters, 2 nieces. Survived by children Robert (Voski), Donald (Madeline) and Suzanne Sprague: grandsons Boshon (Beth) Sprague, Corey (Leslie) Sprague and 5 great grandchildren. His interests included golf, archeology, genealogy, fishing, cats, and pinochle. Except for his final days he lived out his life independently at home in Home Colony. A Memorial will be held at a later date.