Obit: Spreen, Neil K. Sr. (1931 - 2011)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Albers, Bigelow, Bohn, Carstensen, Dix, Donnelly, Kapfhamer, Krausse, Spreen, Stefancin, Zirngible
----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, January 5, 2012, online edition, Posted byblog at 12:15 PM
Spreen, Neil K. Sr. (May 19, 1931 - December 30, 2011)
Neil K. Spreen Sr., 80, Medford, died on Friday, Dec. 30 at his home.
A celebration of his life was held on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at Hemer Funeral Home in Medford, with Pastor Kenneth A. Dix and Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiating, and full military honors performed by the Medford Area Military Honors Team.
Cremainal inurnment was at Medford Evergreen Cemetery.
----Source: The Hemer Funeral Home (Medford, Taylor Co., WI),
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:
May 19, 1931, Medford
Attended Medford Public School
July 9, 1951, North Dakota to
Eleanor W. Bohn and they later divorced
2nd May 1987 to Marguerite Donnelly and they later divorced
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE:
After school Neil moved out to
Montana where he worked on a ranch and was a truck driver. In 1951 he was then
drafted in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Germany and discharged in
1953. He held a variety of jobs until he started Spreen Construction where he
owned and operated the company from 1969 until his retirement in 2010. Neil
enjoyed fishing, hunting, trips to the casino, his ponds and wildlife. He also
enjoyed spending time with his family and his cats.
Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Medford
Landua-Jensen American Legion Post #147, Medford
Masonic Lodge #217, Medford
Holy Rosary Catholic Church,
Candice (Bill) Zirngible, Medford
Debra (Gary) Kapfhamer, Medford
Lori (Mark) Albers, Medford
Neil (Nancy Gegg) Spreen Jr., Perryville, Missouri
Andrew Spreen of Australia
Justin (Carrie) Zirngible, Medford
Nathan (Mary Ann) Zirngible, Antigo
Jake and Adam Kapfhamer,
2 and 2 Step, 1 Step
Dale (Erika) Spreen, Spring
Lucile Carstensen, Mesquite,
Charles, Dennis and Raymond Spreen
Charles G. Spreen
Elizabeth M. (Krausse) Spreen
Grandsons: Justin and Nathan
Zirngible, Jake and Adam Kapfhamer
In lieu of flowers, memorials
can be made to Neilís family to be designated at a later date.
For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com
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