Edwin D. Springer

Monday, August 10, 2015

Edwin D. Springer of Cherokee, 65, passed away Tuesday evening, August 4, 2015 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center.

Edwin was born in Cherokee on January 4, 1950,to Edwin A. and Gertrude (Retzer) Springer,and he graduated from Meriden-Cleghorn High School in 1968. He was affiliated with the Cleghorn Christian Church, and he was a life-long resident of the Cleghorn and Cherokee area.

Edwin was preceded in death by his parents;a brother, Elton Springer;and a brother-in-law,Homer Childs. He is survived by one brother and two sisters: Larry Springer and his wife Bev of Fellsmere, Florida,Joyce Childs of Snohomish, Washington,and Karen Hempel and her husband Dwayne of Quimby;and several nieces and nephews.

It was Edwin's request to be cremated, and a private family burial will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, is assisting the family with the arrangements, and online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com