Erma Carole (Bennett) Sprenger, 87, of Donnellson, Iowa, passed away at 5:05 a.m.,
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in Amarillo, Texas.
Born May 31, 1927 in Ponca City, Oklahoma the daughter of Louis and Eva (Sholley)
Bennett. On August 6, 1949 she married Walter L. Sprenger in Donnellson, Iowa. He
preceded her in death on March 11, 1993.
Survivors include her one son Randel (Margo) Sprenger of Maquoketa, three daughters
Sheryl (Scott) McCracken of Dumas, Texas, Sue (Gary) Harris of Central City, Iowa and
Kim (Scott) Sprenger-Shephard of Iowa City, Iowa, eight grandchildren and eight great
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Walter, four brothers and one sister.
Erma was a member of the Zion Mennonite Church in Donnellson. She and Walter
farmed for forty four years. Erma loved all animals and birds, she loved to read and
dearly loved being with her family – children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Family will meet with friends from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the
Zion Mennonite Church in Donnellson, Iowa.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Zion
Mennonite Church in Donnellson, Iowa with Pastor Marcia Yoder-Schrock officiating.
Burial will be at the Zion Mennonite Cemetery in Donnellson, Iowa.
Memorials may be made in her memory to the Zion Mennonite Cemetery or PAW Animal
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhomes.com.
Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.