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About Elizabeth I. Sprague (Ingraham)
Brattleboro Reformer, published 21 March 2005 as provided by Russ Sprague BRATTLEBORO -- Elizabeth I. Sprague, 84, of Putney, died Saturday, March 19, 2005, in Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Guilford on Jan. 29, 1921, the daughter of Roy and Lillian (Maynard) Ingraham. She was a graduate of Leland & Gray Seminary in Townshend, and was later married to Ralph V. Sprague, who predeceased her. She worked for many years for the Putney Post Office before retiring from there in 1981. After her retirement, she spent time doing volunteer work for the hospital every Thursday. She also worked as a private caregiver taking care of several people in their time of need. Mrs. Sprague was an active member of the Putney Federated Church, was a member and Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star; a former member of the Fortnightly Club of Putney; and a member of the Senior Citizens Club of Putney. She posessed a good sense of humor, enjoyed traveling, was kind to all animals, like gardening, and above all cherished her family. Mrs. Sprague is survived by three sons, Kenrick Sprague of Brattleboro, Curtis Sprague of Brattleboro and Brian Sprague of Westminister; two sisters, Jean Colburn of Windham and Winona of Seattle, Wash.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, Ralph, Mrs. Sprague was predeceased by two brothers, Maynard Ingraham and Wayne Ingraham; two sisters, Rachel Callahan and Mabel Praught; and two grandsons, Kyle Sprague and Ralph Sprague. Funeral services for will be Wednesday at 11 a.m., at the Putney Federated Church in Putney. Calling hours will be at the Ker Westerlund funeral home on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Rescue Inc. PO Box 593 Brattleboro, VT, 05301, the Putney Fire Department, or the Windham County Humane Society, 916 West River Road, Brattleboro, VT, 05301. Arrangements are under the care of the KER WESTERLUND and FLEMING FUNERAL HOME. Published in the Brattleboro Reformer on 3/21/2005.