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John Lee Sparks

January 20, 1946 November 29, 2019
John Lee Sparks
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John Lee Sparks, age 73 of Cambria, died unexpectedly on November 29, 2019 at his home.

A memorial service will be held at the Cambria Fire Dept. in Cambria on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Kristin Frederich officiating. Relatives and friends may call on the family on Friday at the community center from 1 to 3 p.m. A luncheon will follow.

John was born on January 20, 1946 the son of Owen Estele and Vlasta (Novak) Sparks. He graduated from South Division High School in 1965. John was employed with First Star/US Bank in 1965 as a reconciler of computer reports. He went on disability in 2002 and retired officially in 2011 as lead technical analyst. John was united in marriage Christel U. Szopieray on Dec. 2, 1989 in Milwaukee. In the early 2000’s, John and Christel moved to their home in rural Cambria. John will always be remembered as a philanthropist. His love for humanity, animals and a better world could be witnessed every day. They gave of themselves their time, energy, items and monetary donations to anyone who was in need, asking of nothing in return.
John will be sadly missed by his granddaughter, Shelby Marie Sparks of Mayville; Shelby’s mother, Caryn (Mark) Adams of Mayville; his adopted “daughters”, Rachael Moon Taylor, June Witthun and Joanna Lessor; other relatives and many dear friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Christel on Sept. 28, 2019, one brother, Frank Sparks and a grandson, Nathan Sparks and also his beloved pets, Sasha and Bandit.

Memorials may be directed to Horicon Phoenix Programs, 319 E. Lake St., Horicon WI 53032, also via paypal at info@horiconphoenix.com or to the Jason Luther Fundraiser, N4743 Lowville Rd. Rio WI 53960.

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Visitation

Friday

20

Dec

1:00 PM 12/20/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 12/20/2019 3:00:00 PM
Cambria Fire Dept Community Center

702 Elizabeth St
Cambria, WI 53923

Cambria Fire Dept Community Center
702 Elizabeth St Cambria 53923 WI
United States

Service

Friday

20

Dec

3:00 PM 12/20/2019 3:00:00 PM
Cambria Fire Dept Community Center

702 Elizabeth St
Cambria, WI 53923

A luncheon will follow the service at the community center.

Cambria Fire Dept Community Center
702 Elizabeth St Cambria 53923 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Horicon Phoenix Programs

319 E. Lake St.
Horicon, Wisconsin 53032
You may make a contribution via paypal through the above website.

Jason Luther Fundraiser

N4743 Lowville Rd
Rio, Wisconsin 53960
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