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Terence Clifford Spratlen

August 5, 1944 ~ September 9, 2017 (age 73)

Terence (Terry) Clifford Spratlen

 LAYTON – Terence Clifford Spratlen, 73, passed away September 9, 2017, at the George E Whalen Veterans Home in Ogden, Utah surrounded by his family.

 He was born August 5, 1944 in Norton, Kansas the son of Clifford A and Bethel L Nicholas Spratlen.

He was raised in McCook, Nebraska and he attended McCook Elementary, and graduated from McCook High School in 1962.  He graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in January 1967, with a BS in International Relations and was commissioned into the United States Air Force upon graduation. In Sept. 1974, while stationed at Hickham AFB, Hawaii, he received an MBA from Pepperdine University. Throughout his military career he graduated from Squadron Officers School, Air Command and Staff, Armed Forces Staff College, and Air War College.

 While stationed at Keesler AFB, he met Martha (Marte) Stumpf and they were married on May 24, 1969.  They have 3 children, John, Robyn, and Andrew.  Terence retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Lt. Colonel.

 Surviving are his wife Martha, sons, John, Andrew, and daughter Robyn Spratlen, six grandchildren, Ashley, Owen, Jack, Noah, Khloe, and Mitchell; and brother, Nicholas (Emily) and nephew Daniel (Jamie), niece Courtney (John) and their children. He is also survived by 3 sisters-in law and 1 brother-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.

 Preceded in death by his parents and grandparents and by a dear friend and brother-in-law, Robert Stumpf.

 Private services were held.

 In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Wounded Warriors Project.

 


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