Grace Springer


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Posted Online: April 05, 2013, 7:09 pm
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Grace Elizabeth Springer, 92, of Silvis, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Aspen Rehab and Health Care, Silvis.
There will be a graveside service Tuesday, April 9, at 11 a.m. in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Macomb, Ill. Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline, is assisting the family.
Grace was born Aug. 12, 1920, in Macomb, the daughter of Norris Lee and Sylvia Young Mason. She worked in process control for General Electric in Morrison for 10 years, retiring in 1982.
She was a former member of the Nazarene Church in Macomb and also a member of Colona Southern Baptist. She enjoyed embroidery, needlepoint and fishing.
Grace is survived by her son, David Richard Springer, East Moline; two granddaughters; seven great-grandchildren; and a niece; and two nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Carrol Lee Mason.
Condolences may be left for the family at sullivanellisltd.com.














 



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