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Myra W. Sperr

Myra W. Sperr, age 96, Sauk Rapids, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Sauk Rapids. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Herman Methodist Church, Herman. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Herman. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Myra was born May 11, 1914 in Norman County, to Russell and Beulah (Summers) Smith. She married William Sperr on June 4, 1934 in Herman. Myra taught rural school in Stevens County and 17 years in the Herman Public School, Herman, retiring in 1973. She moved to the St. Cloud area in 1983. Myra was a member of Herman Methodist Church of Herman, and a former member of New Horizons Methodist Church of St. Cloud.

Survivors include her children, Wayne (Barb) Sperr of Chester, Calif.; Doris (Bob) Niemeyer of Carmel, Calif.; Betty (Curtis) Sax of Alexandria; and Alice (Gary) Simpson of Sauk Rapids; 8 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, William on May 6, 1977, five brothers, two sisters, and a great grandson, Joshua.

Memorials are preferred to Herman Methodist Church or Lakeside Cemetery, Herman.