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Donald Lee Spencer

February 15, 1934 ~ October 22, 2017 (age 83)

Donald L. Spencer

Don Spencer, age 83, of Monclova Township, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.  He was born February 15, 1934 to Chester and Edith (Graham) Spencer.  He was raised on the family Adams Township farm until moving to Maumee.  He graduated from Maumee High School in 1953.  In 1995 he was inducted in to the Maumee Athletic Hall of Fame for football and basketball.

Don was drafted into the Army in 1956; serving with the 11th Armored Calvary in Germany.  While serving in Germany he played Division football all over eastern Germany and was on the BAR Rife Team.  Upon returning from Germany, he served four years in the Ohio National Guard.

Don then began his 45 year career with The Anderson’s Grain Division retiring in 1999.

Don is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara (Rapp) Spencer, two grandsons, Bryan and Bill (Jennifer) Spencer; great grandchildren, Luke, Katie and Maddie Spencer; and sister, Virginia Breese. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Tim and daughter, Lori; brothers, Dick, Jim, Jerry and Bob.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice of NW Ohio for their outstanding care of Don the last week of his life.  Also, Dr. Adil Karmali and his office staff for their care over the years.

Memorials may be given in Don’s honor to Hospice of NW Ohio, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH  43551.



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