Henry H. Springer

January 18, 1936 ~ December 10, 2021 (age 85)


On 10 December 2021 Henry Harold Springer, loving husband, father of five children, passed away at the age of 85.


Hank was born on January 18th, 1936 in Winona, Minnesota to Roman L. and Rose M. (Klosowski) Springer.  He attended local schools in Winona and joined the Navy in 1953, retiring in 1972 as a Chief Petty Officer.  He was proud to have served on board four destroyers during his career.  After leaving the service he was employed by the Department of the Army eventually retiring as a Management Analyst.  Hank married Mary Elizabeth Dreher in September 1967.  They raised 5 children.  Hank was a member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the National Association of Destroyer Veterans.


Hank was preceded in death by his parents and 12 siblings.  He is survived by his wife Beth and children: Mary of Tucson, AZ, Paul of Pierre, SD, William of Benton, AR, Joseph (Diane) of Grove City, MN and Matthew of Minneapolis, MN.  He is also survived by his brother Tom (Nancy) of Trempealeau, WI and eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Church of Our Lady in Manannah, MN. A visitation will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 5:00-8:00 PM at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral & Cremation Service in Litchfield, MN with a 5:00 PM Rosary and 7:45 PM Prayer service.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Saint Benedict Parish Cemetery in Avon, MN following the service.


In lieu of flowers please donate to the School of St. Philip Scholarship Fund.  St. Philip School 225 East 3rd Street, Litchfield, MN 55355.




To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Henry H. Springer, please visit our floral store.


March 23, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson - Hagglund Funeral and Cremation Service
125 S Armstrong Ave.
Litchfield, MN 55355
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Mass of Christian Burial
March 24, 2022

11:00 AM
Church of Our Lady, Manannah
Guaranteed delivery before the Mass of Christian Burial begins

© 2022 Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy