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Obituary: Spuler, Frank L. “Sonny”

Tue., Oct. 15, 2013, midnight

Age 85

SPULER, Frank L. “Sonny” Our beloved Dad went home to his Savior on October 9, 2013.

Frank L. Spuler “Sonny” was born September 23, 1928 in Pasco, WA.

to Frank L. Spuler and Delma (Mills) Spuler.

In 1946, he graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in Sprague, WA.

Soon after he proudly served his country in the Army.

Frank married Esther Irvin, and for fifty years they made their home in Hauser Lake, ID.

For two decades he was the Water Master of Hauser.

After 35 years he retired from Kaiser/Trentwood.

While snow-birding in Quartzite AZ., he ran the sound systems and was known as the “Music Man.”

In 2005, Frank married Frances Baker and they made their home in Otis Orchards, WA.

with their little dog, “Rusti.”

Together they enjoyed the Theatre and he was a HODAR with the DAR.

He was a member of the Eagles and Evergreen Railroad Modeler’s Club.

His many interests included, mechanics, welding, and was a licensed ham radio operator.

He always had a beautiful lawn and mowed it right up to the very last days of his life.

He is survived by his wife, Frances; daughter, Carol Spuler and Peter Cochran; granddaughter, Amelia and Lee Kirk.

Sisters, Doris and Norm Peterson; Shirley Taberner and Frank Martin; sister in-law, Norma and Bill Hockinson, and numerous nieces and nephews, and little buddy “Rusti.”

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Esther; and son Gary; his parents and twin baby sisters, Mary Jean and Frances Louise.

Dad, you were a hard worker, great provider, and always took care of your family.

We love you and we will be together again!

Viewing and Visitation from 5-7pm, followed by a Rosary at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Funeral Mass is on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Otis Orchards, WA .

In lieu of flowers please donate to Hospice, 121 S. Arthur St, Spokane, WA 99202 or St. Joseph’s Church, 4421 N. Arden Rd., Otis Orchards, WA 99027.

Visit online memorial www.yatesfuneralhomes.com YATES FUNERAL HOME, Coeur d’Alene, ID


 

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