ROCK FALLS – Carl D. Springer, 90, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Liberty Court in Dixon.
He was born on May 17, 1929, in Pike County, IL, the son of Francis and Sara Margaret (Peel) Springer. He served in the US Navy. He married Angie Lepianka on March 12, 1983, she died January 1, 2017. Carl was an educator and was the last superintendent at Galt School in Galt, IL. He then was a sixth grade teacher at Franklin School and Lincoln School, both in Sterling. He loved music as well as creating and refurbishing violins.
Survivors include his sons, David (Donna) Springer and Robert Springer; his daughters, Carlotta Mitchell and Andrea (Darrell) Clum; stepdaughter, Agnes Rolen; his brother, Marion Springer; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one stepgrandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; two sisters; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
At his request, cremation will take place and there will be no services. Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory.