William Sanders of Sprague's Super Service Passes Away
Association President, Cathie Stevanovich has released the following statement:
We are saddened to report the passing of William "Bill" Sanders, owner of Sprague's Super Service in Normal, IL.
Bill and his wife, Terri Ryburn own the Sprague's Super Service in Normal, Illinois also known as 305 E. Pine, which was elected to the Route 66 Association Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009.
Terri was involved with the Route 66 Association from its beginning. Terri and Bill were in the process of restoring the Sprague's Super Servicein Normal. At one time this was the most beautiful service station in Central Illinois. Terri has been working nonstop to raise funds to repair the building to make it a Route 66 Info center. Working on the 2 story gas station, she "unretired" and went back to teaching at Illinois State, and was caring for her husband, and hitting the lecture and comedy circuits to raise funds for her preservation dream.
Click to read Bill's obituary in its entirety on the Pantagraph.com.
We extend our sympathy to Terry and Bill's extended families.
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