Mount Vernon News
  • Stephanie Sprang

  • November 22, 2010

HOWARD — Stephanie L. Sprang, 41, of Magers Road, Howard, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, in Howard.

She was born Nov. 1, 1969, in Mount Vernon to Stephen Thompson and Patricia (Dye) Collins. Stephanie was a 1987 graduate of Mount Vernon High School where she ran for the cross country and track team. Stephanie had a bubbly personality and always had that non-forgettable smile on her face. She enjoyed the time spent with her family. Whether it was a reunion, or just a holiday party or even the family get-together for the big Ohio State vs. Michigan game, she just enjoyed conversing and sharing with her loved ones. Most important to Stephanie was that quality time she spent with her children. They were the shine in her eye and the spring in her step. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, cousin and good friend.

She leaves behind her loving children, Michael Kupiec of Cincinnati, Tricia Kupiec of Howard and Seth Cochren of Howard; her father, Stephen (Belinda) Thompson of Mount Vernon; her mother, Patricia Collins of Walhonding; maternal grandmother, Doris Dye; a brother, Shane (Nellie Hatfield) Thompson of Mount Vernon; a sister, Sherry Baxter of Trinway; stepbrothers, Justin (Margie) Williams and Matthew (Courtney) Carpenter; a stepsister, Carissa (Jason) Lewis; special friend, Ron Metcalf; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Garnett Thompson and Sally Finnegan; maternal grandfather, Curtis Dye; and uncle, Todd Thompson.

Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, where the family will observe a private funeral service. Burial will be held in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions to benefit Stephanie’s children can be made to any branch of Woodforest National Bank or CES Credit Union. To view this obituary or leave a condolence, visit

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Stephanie L. Sprang.

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