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Rosalie J. Sporrer

  Westside - Mass of the Christian Burial for Rosalie J. Sporrer of Westside will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at St. John Church in Arcadia.
  Mrs. Sporrer, 53, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.
  The Revs. William Schreiber and Merlin Schrad will concelebrate the Mass. Lector will be Doug Wanninger. Gift bearers will be Mrs. Sporrer's children: Amy, Tammy, Doug and Amanda Sporrer.
Casket hearers will be Jay Segebart, Jim Luetje, Kim Von Glan, Lee Vonnahme, Marv Nepple, Richard Rose, Fenton Lawler and Jerry Pieper.
  Burial will be in Westside Cemetery.
  Visitation .started and a rosary was prayed by the St. John Christian Mother's Sodality this afternoon at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll. The parish will hold a Christian wake service at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
  Born July 9, 1947, at Crofton, Neb., she was a daughter of Leonard J. and Agnes (Schmitz) Rupiper. She attended St. John Elementary School in Arcadia, graduated from Kuemper Catholic High School in 1965 and spent most of her life in the Westside community. Prior to her marriage, she was employed by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. in Carroll.
  She married Wayne Sporrer on May 10, 1969, at, St. John Church in Arcadia. The couple lived near Dedham and moved to Westside in 1973.
  In 1989, she began working for American Home Shield Corp. in Carroll and most recently was the company's supervisor for renewals.
  She was a member of St. John Parish, the Christian Mothers Sodality and the Fortnightly Club, all of Westside.
  She enjoyed collecting, traveling and shopping.
  Survivors include her husband, Wayne, of Westside; four children, Amy Sporrer of Stamford, Conn., Tammy Sporrer of Omaha, Neb., Doug Sporrer of Eulcss, Texas, and Amanda Sporrer of Westside; her mother-in-law, Bonita Sporrer, of Carroll; and the following brothers and sisters-in-law, Don Sporrer of Denison, Helen and Ralph Wiederin of Carroll, Jim and Kathy Sporrer of Pontiac, Ill., LaVerne Sporrer of Carroll, Robert and Linda Sporrer of Dedham, Paul and Bonnie Sporrer of Dedham, Doris and Ron Petersen of Des Moines, Dale and Jan Sporrer of Dedham and Richard and Sharon Sporrer of Dedham.
  Mrs. Sporrer was preceded in death by her parents and her father-in-law, John Sporrer.
(Daily Times Herald, Carroll, Iowa, Tuesday, January 2, 2001, p. 2)

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