Walter D. Springborn


Birth: December 1st, 1937
Death: November 12th, 2012
Age: 74 years
Residence:Vassar
Previous Residence(s):Caro
Survived By: his wife Gloria of 51 years are his children and their spouses, Walter Jr. (Roxanne) Springborn, Dale (Leanne) Springborn, Steven Springborn, and Victoria (Dana) Buchinger; grandchildren, Cynthia Begeman, Walter Springborn III, Jonathan Springborn, Timothy Springborn, Mandy Picklo, Jennifer Mezza, Sherry Negus, Steven Springborn II, Justin Sholes, Braden Buchinger, Sean Buchinger; 14 great grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Rose Grosscup, Eugene Springborn, Pauline Armatis, Jack (Rhonda) Springborn and many nieces and nephews.

Walter Donald Springborn Sr., 74 of Vassar, loving husband, father and grandfather, died early Monday morning, November 12, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw.  He was born on December 1, 1937, son of the late Eugene and Marcella (Johnson) Springborn.  He married the former Gloria McElroy on November 15, 1960 in Norwalk, Ohio.  Walt liked to hunt and fish with his grandchildren.  He enjoyed watching TV-Land, collecting antiques and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.  Surviving in addition to his wife Gloria of 51 years are his children and their spouses, Walter Jr. (Roxanne) Springborn, Dale (Leanne) Springborn, Steven Springborn, and Victoria (Dana) Buchinger; grandchildren, Cynthia Begeman, Walter Springborn III, Jonathan Springborn, Timothy Springborn, Mandy Picklo, Jennifer Mezza, Sherry Negus, Steven Springborn II, Justin Sholes, Braden Buchinger, Sean Buchinger; 14 great grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Rose Grosscup, Eugene Springborn, Pauline Armatis, Jack (Rhonda) Springborn and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, one son, Kenneth Springborn; one grandson, Andrew Sholes and one brother, Charles Springborn all preceded Walt in death.  Funeral services will take place at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012 from the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, 9940 Saginaw Street, Reese.  Pastor Jeremy Beiler of the Reese Baptist Church will officiate with burial in Denmark Township Cemetery.  Walt’s family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Springborn family. 



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