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Karen Jo (Matz) Sprunger

June 3, 1959 ~ January 25, 2022 (age 62)

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Karen Jo (Matz) Sprunger, 62 of Culver, Indiana passed away on January 25, 2022 at 5:38 p.m. at Saint Joseph Health System, Plymouth, Indiana. On June 3, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois she was born to Leo Matz and Joan (Kelly) Matz. She has lived in the Culver community since 1995, coming from Kalamazoo, Michigan.

On March 18, 1982 in Coldwater, Michigan she married Henry V. Sprunger and together they would share the next 40 years.

In her career Karen had been a bank teller for 1st Source bank. During Karen's tenure with 1st Source Bank she achieved Teller of The Year award.  She was a member of Santa Anna Church and Poplar Grove Church.

Karen enjoyed many crafts among them; jewelry making, crocheting and making ornaments. She was a lover of animals especially her beloved cat Gretel. Her and Henry enjoyed camping and would host a camp out at their country home every 4th of July. Family would come and share a few days of what they called "Tent City" where tents would be pitched with games played and sitting around the campfire in the evenings. Karen always had crafts for the young to do during these special times.

Karen will be dearly missed by her Husband, Henry Sprunger of Culver, Indiana, daughters, April Mayo and Holly Washburn and husband Jeff of Jackson, Michigan.

8 Grandchildren  

Sister – Renee Blankson of Houston, Texas

Brother – Kelly Matz and wife Kim of Portage, Michigan

Sister-in-law  -  Beverly Scott

Many nieces/ nephews and great nieces/ nephews.

Very dear friend -  Tecka Preston and family

She is preceded in death by her parents

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday February 26, 2022 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. at the Argos United Methodist Church, 570 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana. 

Memorial Services for Karen and Henry will follow at 2:00 p.m.


Memorial Contribution may be made to:  Santa Anna Church, 20269 Nutmeg Rd., Argos, Indiana 46501 or Poplar Grove Church, 15315 State Road 10, Culver, Indiana 46511 or Marshall County Humane Society, PO Box 22, Plymouth, Indiana 46563


Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana


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February 26, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Argos United Methodist Church
570 N. Michigan St.
Argos, Indiana 46501

Memorial Service
February 26, 2022

2:00 PM
Argos United Methodist Church
570 N. Michigan St.
Argos, Indiana 46501


Marshall County Humane Society
PO Box 22, Plymouth IN 46563
Tel: 1-574-936-8300

Santa Anna Church
20269 Nutmeg Road, Argos IN 46501
Tel: 1-574-892-9840

Poplar Grove Church
15315 State Road 10, Culver IN 46511

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