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Trula Springman

May 22, 1923 - August 30, 2021

KALAMAZOO, MI – Trula Darnell Springman, 98, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2021 at Borgess Gardens Retirement Home in Kalamazoo Michigan. Trula was born on May 22, 1923 in Elwood, Indiana. Her mother was Iva Mae Gavin and her father was Paul Gavin. The family moved to Muncie when Trula was 3 years old and she be…READ MORE

KALAMAZOO, MI – Trula Darnell Springman, 98, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2021 at Borgess Gardens Retirement Home in Kalamazoo Michigan. Trula was born on May 22, 1923 in Elwood, Indiana. Her mother was Iva Mae Gavin and her father was Paul Gavin. The family moved to Muncie when Trula was 3 years old and she became a lifelong resident of Muncie, until moving to Michigan to be closer to her son Robert W Springman, and move into a nursing home. She has lived in Kalamazoo Michigan for the past 12 years.

 

Trula had 2 children, a son Robert W Springman (Peg) of Kalamazoo, MI and a daughter Cathryn L Worley (Robert) of Plano, Texas. Trula had a number of different jobs in Muncie and was a graduate of Muncie Central High School in 1943. She worked for 17 years as an Administrative Assistant in the Muncie Public Schools. Her husband Robert E Springman, died in 1997 and had worked for the Ball Corporation as a Purchasing Agent for 30 years. Trula is survived by her two children and their spouses, 6 grandchildren, and 14 greatgrandchildren.

 

At Trula’s request, there will not be a public visitation or funeral. In lieu of flowers, she wishes that contributions be made to the charity of your choice.

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel are in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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