Marie Therese Sprokel

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Res­i­dent of San Jose Sep. 1, 1920 - Sep. 25, 2018

On Tues­day, Septem­ber 25, 2018, Marie Therese Sprokel passed away peace­fully at age 98. Born and raised in Heerlen, The Nether­lands. She was the old­est of nine chil­dren of Jef and May Um­mels. Af­ter re­ceiv­ing her teach­ing cre­den­tial and one year of mar­riage, she and her late hus­band, Ger­ard Sprokel. im­mi­grated to United States, and they lived in Fishkill, New York and then set­tled in San Jose 1973. They were mar­ried 66 years. “Sis” is will be re­mem­bered for her lov­ing and pos­i­tive per­son­al­ity. She was a de­voted wife. Among many ac­tiv­i­ties, she en­joyed bak­ing, es­pe­cially home made cherry pie and de­li­cious sum­mer squash casse­role.

A Cel­e­bra­tion of her Life and Fu­neral Mass will be held Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber, 18, 2018, 11 AM at St. Christo­pher Church, 2278 Booksin Ave (at Curt­ner), San Jose.

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