Obituary photo of Emmett Sprecker+Jr., Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Emmett E. Sprecker Jr.

1944 - 2019
Obituary photo of Emmett Sprecker+Jr., Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Emmett E. Sprecker Jr.

1944 - 2019

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, November 29, 2019 from 10:00am to 10:30am
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Celebration of Life:
Friday, November 29, 2019 at 10:30am
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Interment:
Topeka Cemetery
Emmett E. Sprecker Jr. life story
Emmett E. Sprecker Jr. Life story video
Emmett E. Sprecker, 74, of Mayetta, passed away Monday, November 4, 2019.

He was born November 9, 1944, in Seattle, Washington, the son of Emmett and Letha (Wood) Sprecker. He graduated from Milford High School in Milford, Kansas.

His life was surrounded by the military. He enlisted in the Army National Guard and he attended the U.S. Army Engineer School in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri where he completed courses in Construction Machine Operator.

He retired as Master Sergeant/First Sergeant (E-8). In his years he was awarded the following: National Defense Medal – 2, Army Service Ribbon, Army Commendation Medal – 1, Army Achievement Medal – 1, Armed Forces Reserve Medal – 3, Sharpshooter (Rifle M-14) and NCO Professional Development Ribbon w/3 Dev.

Survivors include a son, Troy Sean (Kim) Sprecker and grandchildren, Kyle Sprecker and Luke Sprecker, Madison, WI; sister, Leona Kay (Tom) Fordham, Topeka and brother, Karl Henry (Carol) Sprecker, Wichita; sister-in-law, Mei Lei Welch, Virginia Beach, VA; nephews, Jerry Welch, Kelly and Kevin Sprecker and Shawn, Chad and Tanner Fordham. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Roy Edwin Welch.

A Celebration of his Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 29, 2019 at Penwell-Gabel Cremations, Funerals and Receptions, 1321 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66604. The family will greet friends thirty minutes prior. Memorial contributions may be made to Topeka Rescue Mission, Inc. PO Box 8350 600 N Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66608-0350.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, November 29, 2019 from 10:00am to 10:30am
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Celebration of Life:
Friday, November 29, 2019 at 10:30am
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Interment:
Topeka Cemetery
Emmett E. Sprecker Jr. life story

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