Glenn W. Sprouse


Sprouse  Glenn W. Sprouse, 90, of rural Selma died at 6:58 A.M. Wednesday June 4, 2014 at Jefferson County Health Center, Fairfield.  He was born March 22, 1924 in Milton to Alva and Iona Reisch Sprouse and married Fern D. Richardson August 2, 1945 in Ottumwa.

Glenn lived most of his life in rural Davis County, graduated from Bloomfield High School, owned and operated the U.S. Mail Star Route truck, hauling mail between several local post offices and Ottumwa on a daily basis and had been employed for many years by Kaser Construction Company and Douds Stone Inc. as an equipment operator.  He was an active member of the Selma United Methodist Church and had served on several committees. Glenn was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s sporting events.

Surviving are his wife, three sons, Ronald Sprouse (Kathy) of rural Selma, Gary Sprouse (Sheri) of rural Bloomfield and Duane Sprouse (Patricia) of Keota, seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Ramon and Dale Sprouse and an infant, Cecil.


Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday June 7, 2014 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Douds with Rev. Jerry Caughron and Rev. Mark Young officiating.  Visitation will open at 3 P.M. Friday with family present from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, rural Floris. Memorials to Selma United Methodist Church may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 12103 Yam Blvd, Selma, IA 52588