Helen Joan Spreng
December 23, 1939 - November 07, 2022
Helen Joan Spreng, daughter of George and Laura (Wilder) Houston was born on December 23, 1939 in Dow City, Iowa. She attended Dow City Community School.
In 1958, Helen was united in marriage to Leonard Van Arsdol in California. To this union, they were blessed with 5 children. Leonard passed away in 1970. Later, she married James Spreng in Kansas. For many years, Helen managed apartments in Greeley, Colorado and Des Moines, Iowa. She enjoyed playing Bingo and going to the Casino. She was a member of Community of Christ Church in Dow City.
Helen passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, November 7, 2022 at the Denison Care Center, attaining the age of 82 years, 10 months, and 15 days. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Leonard Van Arsdol in 1970 and James Spreng in 2002; sons: Jim Van Arsdol and Rich Van Arsdol; and 18 siblings.
She is survived by her daughter: Charlotte and her husband Rick Gohring of Norfolk, NE; two sons: David Van Arsdol and his wife Jenni of Nebraska City, NE and Todd Van Arsdol and his wife Cori of Dow City; step-son: Brian Spreng and his wife Mary of Arion; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; brother: Kenneth Houston and his wife Rita of Fernandina Beach, FL; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 with a visitation from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison. Burial will be in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. Memorials may be directed to the family.