By Kim Swindell Wood | June 6, 2019 2:18 pm
Catherine Springer, 99, of Sparta, passed away June 4, 2019, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Born Friday, Dec. 19, 1919, in Westerville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Albert Skees and Minnie Bryant Skees.
She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. Mrs. Springer enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Springer was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herbert W. Springer; daughter, Loretta Swank; and grandson, Hugh Springer.
Surviving family members include her sons, Bill Springer and Lucy, of Kentucky, Leslie Springer and June, of Sparta; daughter, Elaine Stankiewicz and Bob, of Pennsylvania; 15 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great grandchildren; three great-great-great grandchildren; and sister, Virginia Raffoele, of Pennsylvania.
The family will receive friends 11 a.m.-1 p.m., June 10, 2019, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with a funeral mass to follow at St. Andrew Catholic Church, at 2 p.m., June 10.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to St Andrew Catholic Church.
Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.