In Memoriam


Brenda Keel-Springer
Brenda Keel-Springer
Class of 1963


The Winters (Calif.) Express, Thursday, October 5, 1978

Brenda Springer killed in crash


Rev. Brenda Keel Springer, 34 pastor of the Countryside Community Church of Esparto, was killed last Thursday morning at 11:30 in a highway accident on State Route 16 just east of Interstate 505


The Presbyterian minister was enroute to a meeting in Davis, following which she was to come to Winters to speak to the ladies Auxiliary of the Pioneer Presbyterian Church, at 2 o'clock that afternoon.


She had been pastor of the Esparto church for the past two years and is survived by her husband, Alphe Lon Springer; and two children, Alphe "Zack" Springer, 4 and Deja Avalena Springer, 2; her sister, Betty Jane Bryan of San Jose; her brothers, Herbert Keel II of Mississippi; and her mother, Evelyn Keel of Portsmouth, Va.


Memorial services were held  Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Countryside Community church.