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Eugene L. Spears

August 8, 1944 December 3, 2019
Eugene L. Spears
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Eugene “Gene” Lyle Spears, age 75 of Arbor Vitae, WI passed into eternal life on December 3rd, 2019 at Ascension St. Clares Hospital in Weston, WI. He was born on August 8, 1944 in Milwaukee, WI the son of Raymond and Maude (nee Trapp) Spears and lived his entire life in Arbor Vitae. He graduated from Lakeland Union High School in 1962. After, he worked as a truck driver for a few different local companies before he became the town of Arbor Vitae favorite plow truck driver for 32 plus years. After retiring from the town, he worked as a greens keeper at Trout Lake Golf Club for 8 seasons.

Gene liked to snowmobile, was an avid golfer, and a dedicated deer hunter. He also spent as a volunteer close to 30 years as the Engineer for the Arbor Vitae Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife Barbara (nee Bayer) Spears, also a native of Arbor Vitae were married for 55 years. Together they raised 2 loving sons, Steven (who passed in 2013) and Jason. Between the boys, they had 4 beautiful grandchildren: Julia, Jacob, Ethan and Ella. He is further survived by his niece Debbie Walters and cousin Anthony Spears and by many other cousins, relatives and numerous friends.

Memorial Gathering for Gene will be held on Thursday, December 12th at Nimsgern Funeral Home Chapel in Woodruff, WI from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

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Memorial Gathering




3:00 PM 12/12/2019 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 12/12/2019 6:00:00 PM
Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service

1025 Margaret Street
Woodruff, WI 54568

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service
1025 Margaret Street Woodruff 54568 WI
United States

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