Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Death Notice: Milo Springer

George Milo Springer was born on August 23, 1933, the 3rd of 4 children on a farm in Nebraska. He went to Heaven on June 2, 2012 in Peoria, AZ. He served in the Army from 1954 until honorably discharged in 1956. Milo married the love of his life Sylvia Johnson Weber on December 27, 1962. He was a loving husband and father; and raised 3 sons and 2 daughters.

Milo was a savvy businessman and owned several companies during his life including trucking businesses and a motel. Milo & Sylvia lived in Exeter, Grand Island, and McCook, Nebraska, Palm Desert and Niland, CA Tucson, Wickenburg, and Peoria, AZ.

Milo never let anyone remain a stranger for long. He made friends with everyone he met.

In addition to his many friends around the country, Milo is survived by wife Sylvia Springer of Peoria, AZ, 5 children, Connie (Springer) &  Lloyd Montgomery of Omaha, NE, Karen (Springer) & Joe Staley of Phoenix, AZ, Russell & Lori Weber of Wichita, KS, Steve & Anita Weber, of Tucson, AZ, and Darrell Weber of Loveland, CO. 10 grandchildren, Chris Weber, Scott & Shannon Weber, Angela Swartz, Joe Weber, Jonathon Weber, Ian & Andrea Schen, Jennifer (Weber) & Ricky Miller, Nicole, Brooke & Adam Weber. 6 great grandchildren, Makala Clark, Tresten, Ashten & Andrew Weber, Tyler Schen & Kylee Bain. Sisters Emma Jean (Springer) Dickey, Carol (Springer) & Gayle Goering. George was preceded in death by parents Hobart & Ruth (Craven) Springer, brother Hobie Springer, and brother-in-law Warren Dickey.

Services were held on Tuesday, June 5th at 1:30 pm at the Wickenburg Bible Fellowship Church 970 N. Tegner St. Wickenburg, with Pastor Rodney Hackett officiating. Memorials contributions can be made to Exeter-Milligan School Foundation or Make a Wish Foundation. Services in Exeter will be on Saturday, June 16th at 1:30 p.m. at the Exeter United Church of Christ.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Exeter G.F.W.C. Woman's Club Beautifies the Village

The Exeter G.F.W.C. Woman’s club members gathered to plant the flower boxes on main street in Exeter as they do each year.  The ladies, pictured from the left are Elaine Oldehoeft, Karen Chapman, Judy Dinneen and Agnes Loukota.  The club members will water the flowers and help keep Exeter beautiful all summer long.