Will Robert Sprague

December 13, 2020 ~ December 22, 2020


Will Robert Sprague, infant son of Jacob James Sprague and Christine Anne (Yancik) Sprague, was born on December 13, 2020 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. He passed away December 22, 2020 after fighting a courageous battle from birth. Will was 9 days old. He was a beautiful baby boy with thick dark hair and was the light of his parents' life. In the few precious days the family had together, Will enjoyed when his mother sang to him and his father read him stories every night.


Will is survived by his parents Jacob and Christine Sprague; grandparents; Vicki Sprague, Mike and Charlotte Yancik; Uncles Mike Yancik, Eric Yancik, Robert Sprague and wife Sara; Aunt Renee Melchert and husband Levi; Cousins Ellen and Keira; Great-grandparents Kathleen Yancik, Mary-Doris Murphree and Donald Hemann.


Will was proceeded in death by his grandfather Robert M. Sprague and his great-grandparents Billy Murphree, Robert Yancik, Jane Hemann, Margaret Sprague, and Robert D. Sprague.


A private service for family was held at Blessed John Paul II Church in Mt. Olive, IL and Will was laid to rest at Holy Trinity Cemetery on Friday, January 1st, 2021.


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