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Earl Spencer

Earl "J." Spencer

Saturday, November 25th, 1933 - Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Obituary

SPENCER, EARL “J.”, age 85, of Remus, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Metron of Big Rapids.

A Memorial Service for Earl will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Clark Family Funeral Chapel with Pastor Elwyn MacDonald and Pastor Eric Stadtfeld officiating. A luncheon will immediately follow in Reflections Reception Center. The family will receive friends on Saturday beginning at 12 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Edmore First Church of God or Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.

Earl was born November 25, 1933, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Elmer and Martha (Demoines) Spencer. He worked for Dow Chemical as a pipefitter and retired in 1998. Prior to that, he worked as a caregiver at the State Home in Mt. Pleasant. Earl married Marguerite (Ockert) on June 11, 2011 at Remus Church of God, and she survives him. Earl was married to his first wife Joyce (Fargo) on August 11, 1952. He married Betty Spencer on September 17, 1969, in Mt. Pleasant. She preceded him in death in 2010. Earl was a member of the Edmore First Church of God. He loved to spend time with his family and spending his winters in the south. He enjoyed fishing, camping, tinkering, and attending country music jamborees. Earl liked to play chess, card games, and search for treasures with his metal detector.

Earl is survived by his wife Marguerite Spencer of Remus; children: Deb Counterman of Flint, Earlene “Joy” DeMeester of Georgia, Tina (Dan) Walker of North Branch, Charla (Jeff) Spencer of North Vernon, IN, Brett (Kaye) Gallinger of Evart, Debbie (David) Tremain of Mt. Pleasant, Pat (Sue) Gallinger of Mt. Pleasant, Kelly (John) Travis of Oklahoma, Brian Gallinger of Ft. Wayne, IN, and Christi (Kirk) Cashen of Bath; Marguerite’s children: Bradley (Becky) Kimball of Blanchard, Cindy (Greg) Powers of Mt. Pleasant, Dave Kimball of New York, and Elwyn (Karen) Kimball of Texas; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; and sister Shirley Dennis of Mt. Pleasant.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents; previous wife Joyce (Fargo) Turner; wife Betty Spencer; son Wayne Spencer; granddaughter Stefanie Walker; daughter-in-law Shelley Gallinger; brothers Leroy, William, and Jack Spencer; sister Lena Ludwig; and brothers-in-law Marion Ludwig and Newell Dennis.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Clark Family Funeral Chapel
    Address
    114 South Bradley Street
    MOUNT PLEASANT, MI 48858
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 21st, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Clark Family Funeral Chapel
    Address
    114 South Bradley Street
    MOUNT PLEASANT, MI 48858
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Co-Celebrant
    Pastor Elwyn MacDonald
    Pastor Eric Stadtfeld
  • Reception

    Location
    Reflections Reception Center
    Address
    114 South Bradley Street
    MOUNT PLEASANT, MI 48858
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