‘Bob’ Sproul

Former Gas resident Robert “Bob” Eugene Sproul, 77, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at his home in Englewood, Colo.
He was born Sept. 27, 1932, in Iola, to Thomas and Helen Sproul of Gas. He grew up in Gas and attended school in Gas and Iola. He married Josephine Muecke of Chanute in May, 1951.
He worked as a diesel mechanic. He was a member of Masons, the Consistory and was a 32nd degree Mason in the Shrine.
He is survived by his wife; children, Curtis, Doug, Gloria, Dale and Donna; grandchildren, Jessica, Dustin and Brandon; and a great-grandson, all of Denver, Colo., except for Dale, who lives in Gilbert, Ariz. A sister, Janet, and a son, Robert Jr., died earlier.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel in Chanute.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Chanute.
Memorials to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church may be left at the funeral home.
To leave a message for the family online visit PenwellGabelChanute.com.