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Rev. Henry Van Sprunger

March 1, 1956 ~ February 7, 2022 (age 65)

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Rev. Henry Van Sprunger, 65 of Culver, Indiana passed away on February 7, 2022 at 7:16 p.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center, Mishawaka, Indiana. On March 1, 1956 in Jackson, Michigan he was born to Roy Charles Sprunger and Dula May (Robinson) Sprunger. He has lived in the Culver community since 1995, coming from Kalamazoo, Michigan.

On March 18, 1982 in Coldwater, Michigan he married Karen Jo Matz and together they would share the next 40 years. Karen passed away on January 25, 2022.

Henry was the Pastor at Poplar Grove Church, Culver, Indiana and Santa Anna Church, Argos, Indiana.

He was a member of the Maxinkuckee Odd Fellows, Lodge #373, Culver, Indiana and Collins Tasch American Legion Post 399 Monterey, Indiana. Henry was a graduate of Vandercook Lake  High School with the class of 1974. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps from June 24, 1974 and on June 23, 1978 Corporal Sprunger received his Honorable discharge.

Henry is survived by his Daughters – April Mayo of Jackson, Michigan; and Holly Washburn and husband Jeff of Jackson, Michigan.

8 Grandchildren  2 Great Grandchildren

Sister – Beverly Scott of Wyoming, Michigan

He is preceded in death by his: Parents, Wife – Karen Jo Sprunger, Brothers – Roy M. Sprunger and Lloyd L. Sprunger; Sisters – Judy Sprunger and Kris Tina Sprunger

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 Henry and Karen 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 PM
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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