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Alfred "Al" Neilson Sprague

April 28, 1945 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 76)


Alfred “Al” Neilson Sprague, 76 of Harbor Springs, Michigan passed away at McLaren Hospice House of Cheboygan.

Son of Clyde and Rose (King) Sprague, Al was born on April 28, 1945, in Good Hart, Michigan. He grew up in Good Hart and graduated from Harbor Springs High School.

In 1968, he married Vicki Shomin in Petoskey, Michigan.

Al was in the United States Army from October 1965 to October 1967. He was an engineer equipment repairman, diesel mechanic and sharpshooter while in the Army.

Al worked for MacGregor Plumbing and Heating as an HVAC Technician for over 39 years. He started in February 1968 and retired in December 2007.

He liked to fish and collect items. He also enjoyed reading and watching TV. Al made birch bark picture frames in his spare time as well.

Al is survived by his children Marc Sprague (Tracie Wittla) and Lori (Paul) Perrault; his grandchildren: Victoria (Tyler) Burt, Sydney Wittla-Sprague, Theodore Wittla-Sprague, and Madison Perrault; and his brother Douglas (Merilee) Sprague.

He is preceded in death by his wife Vicki Sprague; his son William Sprague; and his brother Harry Sprague.

Al enjoyed volunteering at his local food pantries. His family asks those who would like to make a donation in Al’s memory do so to their local food pantry.

A memorial will in the Summer of 2022 and will be announced when scheduled.

Arrangements are in the care of Stone Funeral Home, Inc. or Petoskey, Michigan.

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