Margaret “Peggy” Briggs Spraker

Jan. 5, 1930 – Feb. 12, 2022

Margaret “Peggy” Briggs Spraker, 92, of Noblesville, passed away on Sat., Feb. 12, 2022 at Riverwalk Village in Noblesville.

She was born on Jan. 5, 1930 to Leonard and Margaret (Hunt) Briggs in Trenton, New Jersey.

Mrs. Spraker graduated in 1951 from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. She enjoyed tollwear painting and crafts. She was mostly a homemaker but worked as a manager for JoAnn Fabrics in Michigan. She was a fabric maker. Mrs. Spraker also worked as a computer backup manager for Horizon Bank.

She was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority and an alumni representative of Syracuse University recruitment. She was a member of Forest United Methodist Church in Virginia where she was actively involved in the building of the new church. Mrs. Praker also attended Cicero United Methodist Church upon moving to Indiana. She was an avid Bridge player, involved with the D.A.R., and enjoyed volunteering at Conner Prairie. She also loved to travel, especially to England.

Survivors include her son, Robert “Bob” (Mary Jane) Spraker; daughter Margaret (Danial) Smith; granddaughters Rebecca Jane Spraker and Alexandra Danielle Smith; grandson Joseph Robert Spraker II; great-grandson Zane Oliver Smith; and sister Mildred “Mimsi” (Richard) Harder.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Robert Spraker; sister Carol Baehre; and brother-in-law Bill Baehre.

Visitation is scheduled to be held from 12 to 2 p.m., with services scheduled for 2 p.m., on Fri., Feb. 18, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville. Pastor Jesse Mullins will officiate. Additional services are scheduled to take place in April 2022 at Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home in Canajoharie, New York. Mrs. Spraker will be laid to rest next to her husband at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Canajoharie, New York.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society for Hamilton County, 10501 Hague Road, Fishers, Ind. 46038 ( Condolences can be made online at