Kenneth E. Sprague, beloved father and brother, was called to his eternal resting place on Sunday, March 29, 2020, 90 years and eight days after his birth date of March 21, 1930, in Lone Elm.
He was born to Arzy and Hazel (Beal) Sprague. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 41 years, Nancy (Stokes) Sprague; sisters, Lorene Camp-Webster, Vera Terrel, and brother, Harold Sprague.
He is survived by his four children, Max Sprague of LaHarpe, Monique Litherland of Topeka, Myla Ma of Hong Kong, and Joel Sprague of Kincaid; and four siblings, Opal Furr of Arkansas, Blanche Ford of Desert Hot Springs, Calif., Vernon Sprague of Lone Elm, and Violet Holt of Lone Elm. He was blessed with seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
After the death of his first wife, he married Patricia Fail of the Chanute area. After 15 years of marriage in which they resided in Iola, they divorced, and he moved to Moran, until his untimely death.
Kenneth graduated from Kincaid High School in 1948.
Kenneth served in the Army from 1951 to 1953 in the 320th artillery support for 508th infantry of the 82nd Airborne.
Kenneth was active in the Lions club organization.
Private family services will be at 10 a.m. Monday. The services will be available via Facebook live stream. Burial will follow in Lone Elm Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects to Kenneth from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US Hwy 54, Iola. Due to the current restrictions associated with the COVID-19 virus a public memorial service for Kenneth will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kincaid Fair Association and left in care of Feuerborn Family Funeral Service. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.