Lives Lived: Lynne Shower-Sputhe |

Lives Lived: Lynne Shower-Sputhe

Lynne Shower-Sputhe died unexpectedly of apparent heart failure on Jan. 28. She was 62.

A private service will be held Thursday, Feb. 4.

She was born on Jan. 1, 1948, in Sacramento. She was raised in Sacramento and graduated from Encina High School in l967.

She attended California State University, Sacramento, where she received a master’s degree in social work in 1992.

Mrs. Shower-Sputhe was self-employed as a licensed clinical social worker, specializing in family counseling. She left private practice to join her husband, Alan Sputhe, in the management of Sputhe Engineering in Grass Valley.

She lived her life giving to others and asking nothing in return. She was very creative, enjoying art, horses, gardening and entertaining family and friends. She loved to laugh and will be remembered as the family prankster.

Mrs. Shower-Sputhe was the devoted wife of Alan Sputhe; step-mother to Robin, his wife Carissa and son Lucian; adored by her parents, Hazen and Betty Jane Shower; her brother, Michael and his son, Carson; her brother Steven, his wife Linda, and their children, Courtney, Tyson and wife Hilary, and grand-niece Kendall and grand-nephew Jace.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Sierra Reach, 18015 Applegate Road, P.O. Box 430, Applegate CA, 95703; (530) 878-2705.

Arrangements are by Chapel of the Angels Mortuary and Crematory, Grass Valley.

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