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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Kenneth P Spring

1937 - 2021

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Kenneth P. Spring, 84, of rural Industry passed away at 4:59 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

He was born on February 19, 1937 in Industry to Kenneth J. and Mary Marguerite DeCounter Spring. He married Katherine Joyce Lancaster on December 16, 1956. She survives.

Also surviving are five children, Steve Spring of Woodhull, Sue Schultz of Alpha, Mickey (Marian) Spring of Bethel, Jan Spring of Aurora, Missouri and Mary Miller of Libertyville, Illinois; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren and three living siblings, Ron (Mary) Spring of Galesburg, Patricia (Dick) Turner of Oneida and Marcella Peacock of Chicago.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Sam Spring.

Kenneth attended Western Illinois University. He and Joyce moved to Rio, Illinois where he farmed with his dad and sold seed corn. He also farmed in Missouri and milked cows for 23 years. He served on the Vanguard Board for several years and was a member of the Rio Volunteer Fire Department. In his past-time he loved to bowl and play softball and he liked the New York Yankees .

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Industry Cemetery with Pastor Eric Trone officiating. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Chockley Cemetery.

Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.

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Rollin and sherry Swanson

March 16, 2021 1:29 PM

You have our sincere sympathy....our paths in life have crossed with many of you.  Sorry for your loss.  May God be with  all of your families.    Rollin and sherry Swanson. Alpha, Il.

Linda L. Bedwell

March 12, 2021 3:44 PM

Joyce and family, so sorry for your loss. My sisters and I spent our Friday morning breakfast reminiscing about Pete and Margarite and their family and Delbert being more like a son than a farm hand. And playing cards and drinking Pepsi on rainy days. May God grant you His peace that surpasses our human understanding. Linda Lay Bedwell, Julianna LayDaniels and Karen Lay Severs.

Kenny & Teresa Brown

March 11, 2021 3:51 PM

What a good picture of "Bud", that's how I remember him.  "Bud" was a family friend before he was my best friend's husband.  Lots of good memories.  Teresa Walraven Brown

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March 11, 2021 3:08 PM
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Monte DeCounter

March 11, 2021 12:27 PM

Bud and I were cousins. We were always close and had a lot of fun together. I will miss him forever.

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