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Wednesday, July 20, 2005

R.I.P. 12H

by Larry Garot (LMG)
PackerChatters Staff

12H was a long time member of the Times4 Packer Forums and brought great wisdom, knowledge and enjoyment to many over the years.
You will be missed George.

George H. Spoentgen
George H. Spoentgen, age 75, of 1407 N. Fourth St., Manitowoc, died Monday morning, July 18, 2005 at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2005, at the First Reformed United Church of Christ, 3613 Waldo Blvd., Manitowoc. The Rev. Richard Runge will officiate, with burial of his cremated remains at Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc.
George was born March 1, 1930 in Manitowoc, son of the late Reuben and Leila Meisnest Spoentgen. He was a 1948 graduate of Lincoln High School, Manitowoc. On Sept. 23, 1952, George was inducted into the United States Army serving in Germany until being discharged on Sept. 10, 1954. In 1955, George graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. On Oct. 9, 1965, George was married to the former Nancy L. Krueger at Friedens United Church of Christ in Reedsville. He worked as a systems analyst for the Manitowoc Company retiring in 1991. In 1991, George was instrumental in developing a local Special Olympics group in Manitowoc. He was a member of First Reformed United Church of Christ in Manitowoc.
Survivors include his wife: Nancy of Manitowoc; two sons and one daughter-in-law: Dan (Jacki) Spoentgen of Green Bay; Jim Spoentgen of Manitowoc; one grandson: Jackson Spoentgen of Green Bay; one brother: Peter Spoentgen of Portage, Ind.; one sister-in-law and one brother-in-law: Alyce (Charles) Vogel of Kiel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive. He was preceded in death by one infant granddaughter: Mary Margaret Spoentgen.
Relatives and friends may call at the First Reformed United Church of Christ on Saturday at the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for Special Olympics in his name.
The Jens Family Funeral Home and Crematory of Manitowoc is serving the Spoentgen family.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
July 20, 2005
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