By Nimsgern Funeral Home
William “Bill” Arnold Spetz, age 84 of Woodruff, WI died on Wednesday, April 12th at his residence. Bill was born on September 22, 1932 in Ironwood, MI the son of Otto and Hanna (nee Tassava) Spetz. He graduated from Luther Wright High School and Gogebic Junior College and later received his B.S. degree from Michigan State University and his Master’s degree from UW-Superior. Bill married Elva Marion Smith on June 18, 1960 and she survives.
Bill was a High School Science Teacher at Southern Door County High School for 27 years. He was a member of United Methodist Church of the Pines in Minocqua, WI and was a member of the town of Lac du Flambeau Zoning Committee. He enjoyed reading, sports, fishing and hunting. Bill loved visiting with people anywhere, anytime!
He is survived by his wife: Elva Spetz and by his Children: Karen (Steve) Onsager, Brian (Heather) Spetz, Paul (Cindy) Spetz and Jana Spetz and by Grandchildren: Bradley (Heather) Crandell, Max Crandell, Riley and Isaiah Spetz, Will and Libby Spetz, Hannah, Amanda and Breanna Semmerling and by Great Grandchildren: Kate and Julia Crandell. He is further survived by his Sisters: Arlene Renken, Viola Nixon and Edith Dobrinski and by his Aunt, Miriam Tungate, many Sister and Brother-in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Bill was preceded in death by his Parents, Otto and Hanna Spetz, his Brother-in-laws: Rod Nixon and Gil Dobrinski and by beloved Aunts, Uncles and his Grandson; Leo Spetz.
Memorial Service for Bill will be on Tuesday, April 18th at 11:00 AM at United Methodist Church of the Pines in Minocqua, WI with a visitation from 10:00 AM till time of service.
Because of his love of knowledge and education, memorial donations can be directed to Minocqua Public Library Foundation Endowment Fund, 415 Menomonie St., Suite B, Minocqua, WI 54548
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NIMSGERN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES OF WOODRUFF, WI IS SERVING THE FAMILY.