James Peter Sprader, 77 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Terrebonne General Medical Center.

He was born on Saturday, November 23, 1940, in Milwaukee,Wisconsin, son of the late John Francis Sprader and Gertrude Lund Sprader.

Mr. Sprader worked as a machinist in the steel industry and was also a  US Army and  US Coast Guard Veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Kuhn Sprader, son, James Sprader and his wife Sandra, son, Michael Sprader, son, Phillip Sprader and Jamie, son, Kelvin Sprader and Sharon, daughter, Rhonda Bleichwehl and her husband Timothy, acquired daughter, Ronda Geiger and her husband Shawn, 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, brother, Lawrence Sprader and his wife Lee, sister, Bernice King, sister, Gladys Aquilera, sister, Helen Engel and her husband Duane, sister, Darlene Eklund.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Reva Hart Sprader, acquired son, Jason Blanke, grandson, Jonathan Sprader, brother, Arthur Sprader, and sister, Shirley McDowell.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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