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David Eugene Sprung

Buffalo, Wyoming

September 19, 1948 - November 21, 2023

David Eugene Sprung Obituary

Funeral services for David Sprung, 75-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away early Tuesday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo will be held Saturday, November 25th at 2:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Fred Schurman officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Dave's memory may be made to the Lord of Lords Lutheran Church in Buffalo, at 5028 Casper Mountain Road in Casper, Wyoming 82601. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com.

David Eugene Sprung was born on September 19, 1948, in Ortonville, Minnesota to William and Faith Sprung. He went to grade school in Big Stone City, South Dakota and graduated from Ortonville High School with the class of 1966. After high school he joined the National Guard where he served for seven years. He worked for Ross Brothers Sand and Gravel hauling gravel on road construction. He was married on June 8, 1974, in Ortonville, Minnesota to Sharon Longworth and they made their home in Ortonville. David took a job with the Pepsi Bottling Company in Ortonville where he worked until 1979 when he and Sharon moved to Buffalo, Wyoming. David worked for the Bar Six Bar Texaco Ranch in Johnson County for the next 25 years. After retiring from Texaco, he worked for the Flying H Ranch for 5 years before completely retiring in 2012. David and Sharon moved into Buffalo, and he worked part-time at various jobs. He continued living in Buffalo until his death.

David was a member of the Lord of Lords Lutheran Church of Buffalo. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with his family. He was a cowboy through and through and enjoyed horseback riding and camping in the Big Horn Mountains.

He is survived by his wife Sharon Sprung of Buffalo; one son Chris Sprung and his wife Alison of Farmington, Missouri; two daughters, Jackie Swanston and her husband Justin of Buffalo and Jessica Williams and her husband Robert of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one brother Dean Sprung and his wife Toni of Mounds View, Minnesota; one sister, Carol Dragt of Ortonville, Minnesota; his mother-in-law Ardith Longworth and eight grandchildren Michael, Nathan and Taylor Swanston; Peyton and Cooper Sprung; Logan and Aubree Williams; and Kayla Wright. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother-in-law Dennis Dragt, his father-in-law Lauren Longworth and his best friend, Art Kroll.


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Funeral services for David Sprung, 75-year-old Buffalo resident who passed away early Tuesday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo will be held Saturday, November 25th at 2:00 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Pastor Fred Schurman officiating. Interment will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Dave's memory may be made to the Lord of Lords Lutheran Church in Buffalo, at 5028 Casper Mountain Road in Casper, Wyoming 82601. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com.

David Eugene Sprung was born on September 19, 1948, in Ortonville, Minnesota to William and Faith Sprung. He went to grade school in Big Stone City, South Dakota and graduated from Ortonville High School with the class of 1966. After high school he joined the National Guard where he served for seven years. He worked for Ross Brothers Sand and Gravel hauling gravel on road construction. He was married on June 8, 1974, in Ortonville, Minnesota to Sharon Longworth and they made their home in Ortonville. David took a job with the Pepsi Bottling Company in Ortonville where he worked until 1979 when he and Sharon moved to Buffalo, Wyoming. David worked for the Bar Six Bar Texaco Ranch in Johnson County for the next 25 years. After retiring from Texaco, he worked for the Flying H Ranch for 5 years before completely retiring in 2012. David and Sharon moved into Buffalo, and he worked part-time at various jobs. He continued living in Buffalo until his death.

David was a member of the Lord of Lords Lutheran Church of Buffalo. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with his family. He was a cowboy through and through and enjoyed horseback riding and camping in the Big Horn Mountains.

He is survived by his wife Sharon Sprung of Buffalo; one son Chris Sprung and his wife Alison of Farmington, Missouri; two daughters, Jackie Swanston and her husband Justin of Buffalo and Jessica Williams and her husband Robert of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one brother Dean Sprung and his wife Toni of Mounds View, Minnesota; one sister, Carol Dragt of Ortonville, Minnesota; his mother-in-law Ardith Longworth and eight grandchildren Michael, Nathan and Taylor Swanston; Peyton and Cooper Sprung; Logan and Aubree Williams; and Kayla Wright. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother-in-law Dennis Dragt, his father-in-law Lauren Longworth and his best friend, Art Kroll.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of David Eugene Sprung hosted by Harness Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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