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June 16, 2014

Genevieve “Jennie” Stumler Sprigler, 95; Floyds Knobs

— Funeral Mass for Genevieve “Jennie” Stumler Sprigler, 95, Floyds Knobs, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, at St. Mary of the Knobs Chapel with burial to follow in St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Cemetery. She died Friday, June 13, 2014, at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany.

She was born July 4, 1918, in Fowler, Ind., to the late Joseph and Frances (Miller) Stumler. Jennie and her late husband, Louis “Tip” Sprigler, were the co-owners of Sprigler Brothers Construction. She was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Christian Mothers, Floyds Knobs Community Club, and Floyds Knobs Euchre Club. Jennie was a special wife, mother, grandma, and friend to everyone she met. She loved to play cards, talk on the phone, and watch television. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis “Tip” Sprigler; daughter, Sandra Kay Sprigler; grandsons, Ryan Thomas Sprigler, Kevin Carroll Bedan; great granddaughter, Jyllian Grace Sprigler.

Survivors include children, Jeanette Bedan (Carroll) Everett “Sonny” Sprigler (Mary Evelyn), Thomas “T.J.” Sprigler (Janice), Paul Sprigler (Shauna); grandchildren Debbie Wilson (LeRoy), Jeffrey Bedan, Brent Sprigler, Brad Sprigler, Chad Sprigler (Morgan), Eric Sprigler (Lisa), Barry Sprigler (Missi), Margo Sprigler, Thad Sprigler (Melissa), Travis Sprigler; 17 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, and good friends.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. today, Monday, and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany. A prayer service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Providence High School or American Cancer Society.

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