Jimmie Lynn Sprunger, 88, Kendallville, passed away on April 1, 2020, at home. He was born on Feb. 11, 1932, the son of Lynn and Lula (Curley) Sprunger in Fort Wayne. On July 4, 1954, he married Darlene Mehl, and she became “his darling.”
Jim was a self-employed Graphic Designer for over 50 years. He illustrated a text book on Canine Ophthalmology by Dr. Will G. Magrane that was printed in three different languages as well as many brochures for various clients. Jim also completed over five hundred illustrations of homes for The Villages in Florida. He always gave God the praise for his art talent and the promise of John 3:16.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Darlene Sprunger; a daughter, Kimberly (John) Wheelock of Rockwall, Texas; two granddaughters, and four great-grandchildren all of Portland, Ore.; a brother, Orland Sprunger; and one sister, Shirley (Dennis) Hollis all of Topeka. He was preceded in death by his parents; and twin brothers, Paul and Timothy.
Jim was laid to rest at Eden Cemetery in Topeka, on Monday, April 6, 2020. Memorial contributions in Jim’s honor may be directed to the American Heart Association.
Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.