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Obituary for Gene Jerry Sperl

Gene Jerry Sperl, age 56 of Yankton formerly of Stanton, died Wednesday October 11, 2017 at South Dakota Human Services Center in Yankton, SD. He was born July 15, 1961 in Norfolk the son of Lambert and Helen (Mundil) Sperl. He graduated from Stanton High School in 1979. He worked for John Simpson Construction in Norfolk, Stanton Lumber Company and Menard’s in Norfolk.

On September 29, 1984 Gene married Kathleen Belina at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Stanton to this union 2 children were born, Katrina and Kyle. They were later divorced.

Gene loved hunting, fishing, playing UNO cards, listening to country music and was a die-hard Husker fan. He enjoyed his time with his family and loved his children. Gene was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease in 2008 and in August 2008 he moved to Menno, SD where he lived for about 2 years. He moved to Yankton, SD and resided at the South Dakota Human Services Center, Geriatrics Unit Willow I. It was there that he found his new extended family.

Survivors include his 2 children, Katrina Sperl of Lincoln; and Kyle Sperl of Wayne; his 3 siblings Janet and Bill Hansen of Stanton; Dennis and Robin Sperl of Stanton and Susan Unger of Ponca.

Gene is preceded in death by his parents, Lambert and Helen.

Funeral Service Information:
Funeral Services: New England Congregational United Church of Christ - Stanton
Date: Monday October 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM
Interment: Stanton Cemetery – Stanton, NE
Military Rites: none
Visitation: 4-7 P.M. Sunday at Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary - Stanton
Officiating: Reverend Linda Mohr
Music: Organist: Mary Drott; Congregational Singing “Hymn of Promise” “How Great Thou Art” “Great Is They Faithfulness”
Pallbearers: Bill Hansen Mark Mueller Roger Nadrchal David Kaps Cody Sperl Colton Sperl
Honorary Pallbearers : Caregivers of South Dakota Human Services – Willow I

Questions? Please call 402-402-439-2109.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

15

Oct

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary

804 Jackpine Street
POB 56
Stanton, NE 68779

Service

Monday

16

Oct

10:30 AM
New England Congregational United Church of Christ

805 Oak Street
Stanton, NE 68779

Cemetery Details

Location

Stanton Cemetery

83698 highway 57
Stanton, NE 68779

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