|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1918|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 2007|
Harold Edward Sperber, 88 of Sterling, CO, died peacefully April 12, 2007. Mr Sperber was born April 23, 1918 in Sterling. His parents were John and Emma (Collins) Sperber. After graduating from Sterling High School, he moved to Eugene, OR and worked for Montgomery Ward. There he met his future wife, Constance "Connie" Lundin who was from Watford City, ND. They were married May 30, 1939 at St Paul Lutheran Church in Vancouver, Wash., and lived in Watford City before moving to Clearfield, Utah. During WWII, Mr. Sperber was a civilian naval supply depot supervisor, directing military supplies to the troops overseas.
In 1947, Mr. Sperber returned to his hometown with his wife and two young sons to build a permanent place to raise their family. After working in retail for 16 years, Harold and Connie purchased Chris Toggery Clothing and renamed it Herald's Men's Store.
Mr. Sperber served on the Sterling City Council for 8 years, in which time the recreation center, library, city hall, fire department, and wastewater treatment plant were built. Harold served on the Urban Renewal Authority and Downtown Development Corporation, and helped negotiate an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad to save the train depot and have it moved to its present location on Main Street Harold and Connie were members of Circle 8 Square Dance Club, and he traveled as a square dance caller. Mr. Sperber was a member of the Kiwanis Club and served as president. He was also a member of the Sterling Rotary Club. Harold and Connie were members of First English Lutheran church since 1947.
Harold dearly loved his family and enjoyed wonderful travels with them. He is survived by his sons Hal and wife Sue (Jewkes), Mike and wife Linda (Bicknell) all of Sterling, and daughter Helen and husband Bob Duncan of Crook; 10 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. Mr. Sperber was preceded in death by his beloved wife Connie, his parents and 5 brothers, Clyde, Fred, Melvin, and twin baby brothers Floyd and Lloyd.
John Henry Sperber (1887 - 1965)
Emma Collins Sperber (1888 - 1977)
Constance Marie Lundin Sperber (1918 - 2005)*
Floyd Sperber (1916 - 1918)*
Harold Edward Sperber (1918 - 2007)
Created by: Hal Sperber
Record added: Mar 14, 2013
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