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Born: October 12, 1921

Place of Birth: Carbon, Indiana

Death: December 20, 2007

Place of Death: LaPorte, IN

Survived By

Elsie (Abraham) Spurr - LaPorte, IN , Spouse

Randolph Spurr - LaPorte, IN , Son

Michael (Sandra) Spurr - LaPorte, IN , Son

Cynthia (Frank) Shuman - Orange, TX , Daughter

Carrie Kearney-Spurr; Amber, Melissa and Nathan Spurr; Frank IV, Jason and Jaclyn Shuman , 7 grandchildren

Margaret Henderson - Terre Haute, IN , Sister

Norma Ruth (Raymond) Byers - Iowa , Sister

Robert Norman (Betty Ann) Spurr - Westville, IN , Brother

Preceded in Death By

His Parents, 2 Brothers: Thomas and Burl Raymond "Spike" Spurr and 1 Sister: Jeanette Drake

Memorial donations can be made to:

Door Village United Methodist Church or Donors Choice

Alexander "Zanny" Spurr

October 12, 1921 - December 20, 2007

He was married on June 14, 1947 in LaPorte, IN to Elsie Abraham who survives

Alexander retired as an assembler at Allis Chalmers
He was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W., D.A.V.; He was an Army Paratrooper Veteran of WWII. He was a Platoon Sergeant in the 101st Air Borne where he served in the battle of the Bulge, D.Day Invasion, and the Battle of Bastogne. He received 2 Purple Hearts, Distinguished Service Badge, Silver Star, Bronze Star, and his unit received the first Presidential Unit Citation. Alexander enjoyed story telling, wine making, gardening, playing Santa Claus, and spending time with his grandchildren.


Sunday December 23, 2007, 2:00 - 6:00 P.M.

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Monday December 24, 2007, 10:00 - 11:00 A.M.

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Funeral Service

Monday December 24, 2007, 11:00 A.M.

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