Randall Lee Sprague, (Slug), 43, of Mt. Pleasant went to be with our Lord and Savior on Friday, May 18, 2012, surrounded by family and friends.
Funeral services for Randall will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, May 22, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Doyle Perry officiating. Graveside Services will be held at the Bradley Indian Cemetery in Bradley on Wednesday, May 23, at 12 noon with Rev. Sandra VandenBrink officiating. The family will receive friends at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Monday, May 21, from 7-9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 129 Jefferson Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Randall was born on August 27, 1968, in East Lansing, the son of Joseph and Sarah (White-Pigeon) Sprague. He was a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and worked for the Tribe. Randy was a good son, brother, and uncle. He loved his nieces and nephews so much. He treated them as if they were his own! They in return loved him so much. He fought a courageous battle with cancer until he couldn’t do it any more. Our brother Hank was by his side from his surgery and other treatments until the end. You are our hero, Hank.
Randall is survived by brothers George Sprague, Lewis (Connie) Sprague, Joe Sprague, Jr. (Melita Trepanier), Henry (Sue) Sprague, Matt Sprague, and Tim Sprague; sisters Alberta Popma, JoAnne (Tyne) Peters, Marian (Andy) Falcon; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Sandy Sprague, brother-in-law Dan Popma and special friend, Lisa Heintz.
Randall was preceded in death by his mother Sarah Sprague, father Joseph Sprague, Sr., sister Linda Rose Shomin, brother-in-law Paul Shomin, sister-in-law Angela Hart Wemigwans, and three nieces and a nephew.