Grand Prairie Thomas Gene Sprong, 68, passed away on Feb. 20, 2014.
Tom was born on Nov. 16, 1945 in West Bend, Iowa. He graduated from Delavan High School in Delavan. In 1966, he married Jean Marie Skaare who preceded him in death. In 2008, he married Janice Aust. Tom relocated his family from Minnesota to Texas in 1976. As part of the founding team at Poly America, he held various management positions in the Maintenance and Operations departments until his retirement in 2010. Retirement was spent fishing on Joe Pool Lake and vacationing with family. Tom was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother to his family and a friend to all. He will be greatly missed.
Survivors include: his wife, Jan; sons, Mark, Mike, Matt, Nick and Nathan; grandchildren, Kimberly, Mark, Chad, Ben, Jordan, Brittany, Elessa, Kristen and Madison; sisters, Barbara, Connie, Peggy and brother, Darwin; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were held Feb. 24, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Grand Prairie, Texas.