SFC Daniel Sprague USArmyRet

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Memorial services for US Army (RET) SFC Daniel
Sprague were held Tuesday, January 5 at 2 p.m. in the Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville, with Rev. Morris Goins and Rev Wayne Chance officiating. Burial will be at the Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery at a later date, under the
direction of Labby.

Dan was born to Glennway and Florence Sprague on December 31, 1932 in West Allis, Wisc. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 2, 2016 at age 83.

He served 21 years
in the United States Army. He loved his country and served two tours of duty in both Korea and Vietnam War. Upon his retirement, he attended trade school, and started his own air condition and refrigeration business. Later he used this trade at Fort
Polk’s Bayne–Jones Army Community Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Glennway and Florence Sprague; sisters Lorraine Schramm and Carol Werner, and brother Gilbert Sprague.

Dan was a
member of the Old Anacoco Baptist Church. He loved his family and enjoyed traveling, fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Doris Sprague of Leesville; sons, James and wife Lydia, David and wife
Norma; daughter Debbie and husband Dave; grandchildren: Stephen, Jonathan, Savanna and Kimberly; great Grandchildren Myles, Amelia and Jacob.

The Sprague family would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank You” to his caregivers,
Wanda and Paula, as well as, from Compassionate Care Hospice of Alexandria his nurse Dallas and nurse’s aide Gloria.

Words of comfort may be expressed to the Sprague Family at www.labbymemorial.com