Maggie June Spronk, 91, Edgerton, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage.
A funeral service was Saturday, Dec. 9, at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Edgerton. Burial was in Hillside Cemetery in Edgerton.
Maggie Pool was born on Jan. 30, 1926, to Simon and Bertha (Van Peursem) Pool on the family farm in Leota Township, Nobles County. She grew up on the farm and then moved to Edgerton with her family when she was 10 years old. She attended school in Edgerton, graduating in 1943.
She married Bernard Spronk on Feb. 6, 1945. Bernard enlisted into the United States Navy and upon his return, they farmed for 37 years together. After their retirement in 1984, the couple moved into Edgerton. Shortly before Bernard’s death, Maggie moved into a condo in Edgerton. Maggie continued to live in her home until two weeks ago when she was admitted first to the Pipestone County Medical Center and then to the Avera McKennnan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She entered into the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage on Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Maggie made her profession of faith at First Christian Reformed Church in Edgerton and later became a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church. She participated in Bible studies and work groups. She was also a member of the Southwest Christian High School Circles and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, crocheting, and doing puzzles. She and Bernard enjoyed many bus trips. She always loved time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Maggie is survived by her children, Rod (Linda) Spronk of Edgerton, Gloria (Roger) Fey of Edgerton, Delwyn (Julie) Spronk of Faribault; 13 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one brother, Duane (Barbara) Pool of Redlands, California; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard; her parents; one son, Verlon; a brother, Oscar; and one daughter-in-law, Kathy.
Arrangements were provided by the Colonial Funeral Chapel in Edgerton.