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Michael J. Spencer

Michael J. Spencer

April 11, 2020

Michael J. Spencer, 73, died on Saturday, April 11 at Oakwood Health Services.  He was born April 5 1947 in Chicago, IL to Donald and Lois Spencer. He graduated from Prospect High School in Mt. Prospect, IL in 1965. He enlisted in the Army in 1966, fought during the Vietnam War and served until 1972.  He later moved to Eau Claire and went to work for the phone company as a lineman, then as a supervisor and retired 27 years later in 2001.  He married Diane (Nelson) Blankenhorn in 1980.
Mike and Diane loved to travel and did many trips in the United States and other countries.  Mike also loved fishing and boating.
He is survived by his wife Diane, his step sons Dwayne and William and his sister Nancy Gasper (Rick) of Crystal Lake, IL.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Steve and William.  A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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  • larry Narveson Very sad to hear,prayers for the family.

    April 22 at 3:55pm

  • Terri & Mike Jeffries When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. are so sorry for the loss of Mike.

    April 21 at 11:07am

  • Ted Nyseth Diane...Sorry to read about the passing of Mike. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. I know your heart is filled with sadness. Think of all the precious memories of him that you have and will cherish the rest of your life. People we truly love are never lost. They live forever in our hearts. May our Lord love and keep him safe. Blessed be his memory. Stay safe and strong. Always remember to keep looking up. Take care.

    Ted Nyseth

    April 21 at 10:29am

  • Jeff and Karin Leek We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
    Love, Jeff and Karin Leek

    April 20 at 1:40PM

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