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Allen Sprague 94 of Clinton, IL passed away 8:46 A.M. October 29, 2018 at his family residence, Clinton, IL.

 

Services will be 1:30 PM Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with his son, Jack Sprague, officiating. Burial will follow at Keys Cemetery, Beason, IL with Military Honors. Visitation will be 4 – 7 PM Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the funeral home.

 

Memorials may be directed to Beason Fire Dept or Safe Haven Hospice.

 

Allen was born March 9, 1924 in DeWitt County, IL the son of Carl and Ruth (Kephart) Sprague. He married Margaret Jackson November 2, 1942 in Lincoln, IL.

 

Survivors include his wife: Margaret Sprague, Clinton, IL; children: Jack Sprague, Centralia, IL, Martha (Terry) Deavers, Clinton, IL, Jane (Steve) King, Oxford, IA; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 daughter: Mollie Langley, daughter-in-law: Pam Sprague; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

 

Allen farmed in DeWitt County and was a seed corn salesman for Hoblit Seed Company in Atlanta, Il. for over 60 years. He was a member of the Waynesville American Legion Post; Clinton Elks Lodge; Beason Sportsman Club and past member of the Beason Grade School Board and Beason Fire Dept. Board.

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