Leonard Dilts Sprankle

Leonard Dilts Sprankle

Valier, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 21 Apr 1980 (aged 58)
Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Ohio County, Kentucky, USA
Plot A11-35
Memorial ID 66468897 · View Source
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Leonard was born in Valier (Perry Twp.), Jefferson Co., PA, the son of Robert Clark Sprankle and "Maude" Ella Maud Dilts. When young he was called "Dilts," as an adult, "Len" or Leonard."

"Len" married Pauline Marie Burgess ca. 1942. They divorced. He remarried Wandafa Stone on November 8, 1952 in Fordsville, Ohio Co., KY.

Len and Pauline were the parents of one child, Eldonna (named after her Uncle Eldon Burgess).

Lena and Wandafa were the parents of five children: Linda, Lillian, Robert, Leonard and Teresa.


The following obituary appeared in the "Messenger-Inquirer" (Owensboro, KY) on Tuesday, April 22, 1980:

Leonard D. Sprankle, 58, of 5524 Webster Drive, Owensboro, died Monday, April 21, 1980. He was born in Valiar [sic], Pa., was a retired United States Army Master Sergeant, was a member of Pleasant Grove Masonic Lodge 803 and also was a Charter Member of Ensor Lodge and a member of the Thruston Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Wandafa Sprankle; two sons, Robert and Leonard Sprankle both at home; four daughters, Linda, Lillian and Terry Sprankle of Dallas, Texas, and Eldonna Wing of New Hartford, N.Y.; a brother, Willis Sprankle of Nassena [sic], N.Y.; two sisters, Twilla [sic] Chase of Rouses Point, N.Y. and Lillian Hallstead [sic], of Oneida, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.

Visitation at Harl’s Funeral Home, Whitesville, where funeral arrangements are incomplete.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Dilts Sprankle (11 Jun 1921–21 Apr 1980), Find a Grave Memorial no. 66468897, citing Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ohio County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Don Ludwig (contributor 48084204) .