Carl Junior Sprouse died May 21, 2003 in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska.Carl Junior Sprouse was born to Carl Newton and Sybil Armanilla (Ogden) Sprouse on May 25, 1921** in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas. Carl was a Seaman First Class with the U. S. Navy Seabees during World War II.Carl held various jobs during his lifetime.Two of the earliest ones were a gas service station attendant and a messenger for a message service in Hutchinson.He spent the majority of his working life with Nash Finch Company, where he worked for forty-one years doing several jobs.He was a banana crate builder, salesman, warehouse foreman, and lastly a truck driver. His dedicated work earned him the President's award in 1961.Carl lived in Hutchinson for 51 years before moving to Lincoln in October of 1972. After retirement Carl worked as a part-time custodian for Floorbrite Building Services (FBG).
Carl is survived by: his wife, two daughters,two sons and a daughter-in-law, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving Carl is his first cousin (who was like a brother to him).
Carl was preceded in death by daughter Janet Kay (Sprouse) Haberman, granddaughter Theresa Suzanne Haberman, his parents,his grandparents: Orion Lee and Mattie (Milliken) Sprouse,Charles H. and Estella Elzora (Shatto) Ogden,great-grandparents:James William and Adelia Emeline (Mulkey) Sprouse.
(Note: **Birth Certificate states Carl Junior was born May 24, but the naval records state May 25.Obituary written by Carl Junior Sprouse's oldest son, poster of this obituary).