Ollie M. Pollard, nee Sprenger, age 89 of O Fallon, MO, formerly of Highland, IL, died Monday, February 29, 2016, at Gardenview Care Center in O Fallon, MO.
She was born April 05, 1926, in Commerce, MO, the daughter of Emil and Amanda (nee Koch) Sprenger.
On June 05, 1948, she married Woodroe Wilson “Woody” Pollard who passed away on August 25, 2005.
She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Highland, IL; Ladies Aide of the church; VFW Auxiliary to Higland Post #5694.
Ollie was born at Commerce, MO. After high school, she moved to St. Louis. There she meet her husband and shared 57 wonderful years together. Ollie made quilts for missions and many other things. She was also active with fish frys and many other actives with VFW Post 5694. She moved to O’Fallon, MO in 2008.
Survivors include :
Daughter – Doris M. (John) Edwards, O Fallon, MO
Daughter – Mary L. (James) Springer, Saint Peters, MO
Grandchild – Jennifer C. (Louis) Henderson, O Fallon, MO
Grandchild – Steven M. (Tereasa) Edwards, Dardenne Prairie, MO
Grandchild – Darren W. (Significant Other Amanda Morgan) Dubach, Du Quoin, IL
Great Grandchild – Madeline S. Henderson
Great Grandchild – Alden S. Henderson
Great Grandchild – Morgan N. Edwards
Great Grandchild – Hayden R. Dubach, Mount Vernon, IL
Great Grandchild – Kaelynn Vanderpool, Hamilton, MT
Great Grandchild – Karson M. Dubach
Sister – Virginia Wilfong, Advance, MO
Sister – Margaret Ruhge, Melbourne, FL
Sister – Linda Hensler, Saint Charles, MO
Sister – Helen Butterfield, Meridian, ID
Brother – Paul (Lucy) Sprenger, O Fallon, MO
Sister In-law – Betty Sprenger, Jackson, MO
Nieces and Nephews – Many
She was preceded in death by :
Husband – Woodroe W. “Woody” Pollard died 8/25/2005
Father – Emil Sprenger
Mother – Amanda Sprenger nee Koch
Grandchild – Eric R. Dubach died 7/8/2011
Sister – Betty Myer
Brother – Glenn Sprenger
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Private graveside service was held at Highland City Cemetery with Rev. Leonard C. Laetsch, Pastor, Hope Lutheran Church, HIghland, IL, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Lutheran Church or any Charity of the Donor’s Choice.