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Dana Joanne Mills Sperber, age 73, passed away at her home in Star, Idaho on February 1, 2019 after a valiant 20-year fight with lung cancer. She was surrounded by three generations of her family members.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 4, 1945 to Sherman and Mary Mills, Dana relocated to Manhattan Beach, California following University. She loved and dedicated her life to teaching at Jefferson School in Redondo Beach and influencing the lives of her students. She was known to her students as Mrs. Albright. She had a deep passion and love for all animals, enjoyed bird watching and was the family historian. There was always an open spot at her table for anyone in need. Dana cherished and cared for the many people with whom she came in contact and gave her love freely and unconditionally.
She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Charles Sperber; five siblings: Beverly Janus, Max Mills, Dennis Mills, Anne Norris and Kathy Baldwin. She is also survived by her son, Jonathan Thompson Albright and his wife, Jamia and daughter, Elizabeth Albright Chapman and her husband, Eric; three grandchildren: Dylan Albright, Bodhi Albright and Michael Chapman. She leaves behind many cherished family members and friends.
A graveside service will be held at Star Cemetery at 9 a.m. on Thursday, February 7th for all of Dana's family and friends. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at LifeSpring Christian Church, 174 North Star Road, Star, Idaho at 10:30 a.m. following the graveside ceremony. Remembrances may be left for Dana's family on her webpage at www.AccentFuneral.com.

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Published in The Beach Reporter on Feb. 5, 2019.
Funeral service
10:30 AM
Graveside service
09:00 AM
Star Cemetery
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March 20, 2019
So sorry for your loss,I send my deepest sympathies.may the precious memories of Dana help in your time of grief.Also May Gods word at Jeremiah 29:11 remind us of Gods concern and his love for us,
February 13, 2019
May God give your family the strength to endure this difficult time of grief.please
Accept my condolences.and may she rest in
Peace . John 6:40.

February 13, 2019
Please accept my deep expressions of sympathy. May the loving memories you've shared continue to warm your heart. Psalms 116:15
February 13, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Annie Horne
February 9, 2019
May you find comfort from your memories and may God grant you peace and strength to endure the pain in your broken heart. (Psalm 147:3)
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