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Alvin Springer b. 16 Feb 1894 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL d. 19 Feb 1974 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Alvin Springer[1]

Male 1894 - 1974  (80 years)


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  • Name Alvin Springer 
    Born 16 Feb 1894  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Feb 1974  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11000  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 26 May 2019 

    Father Valentine Springer,   b. 2 Oct 1864, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1947, Lincoln, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Katie Litwiller,   b. 29 Oct 1869, Delavan, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1942, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1890  [2
    Family ID F6323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1894 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Feb 1974 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Gospel Herald - Volume 67, Number 11 - March 12, 1974, page 230
      Springer, Alvin B., son of Val and Katie (Litwiller) Springer, was born at Hopedale, Ill., Feb. 16, 1894; died at Hopedale Medical Complex, Feb. 19, 1974; aged 80 y. 3 d. 

      On Jan. 11, 1916, he was married to Emma Kauffman, who survives. 

      Also surviving are 7 sons (Paul, Marvin, Carroll, Mahlon, Orval, Elmo, and Dick), 3 daughters (Verna-Mrs. Orval Shoemaker, Ethel-Mrs. Chester Sommer, and Kathryn-Mrs. Glenn Brumeister), 32 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers (Aaron, Menno, and Homer), and 2 sisters (Clara-Mrs. Roy Unsicker, and Ruth-Mrs. Harold Zehr). 

      He was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren and 2 sisters. 

      He was a member of Hopedale Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Feb. 22, in charge of Lee J. Miller; interment in Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S708] Lonnie Litwiller Family Records.

    2. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.


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