Obituaries: Faye Sporer

OTTUMWA – Faye Sporer, 84, of Ottumwa died May 29, 2017.

She was born April 2, 1933 in Centerville to Michael and Edna Frances Graham Sklavos.  She married Fred W. Sporer on April 17, 1958.  He preceded her in death on December 16, 2010.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School in 1951, she had worked for the Ottumwa Courier for 45 years retiring as a controller.

Surviving are two sons, Theodore (Jo) Sporer of Clive  and Mike (Teri) Sporer of Runnells; four grandchildren, Rachel, Kassie, Jordan and Meredith.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Sandra Sklavos and Frances Richmond.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with Reverend Charles Courtney and Reverend Paul Hughes officiating.  Burial will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.

Visitation will begin after 11 a.m. Wednesday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society, PO Box 1149, Ottumwa, IA 52501