Robert G. Spice, of Neenah, age 80, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, surrounded by his family at his home following a short battle with cancer. He was born March 16, 1932 in Neenah, son of the late Glen and Ida (Weinke) Spice.
Robert graduated from Menasha High School, class of 1951. He worked at the Brin Theater in Menasha before entering the military and serving two years in the Army. Robert then served another six years in the Reserves discharged as a Master Sergeant.
Robert married Audrey Schuette on April 14, 1956. She preceded him in death on February 9, 2006. He was employed with Neenah Paper, a division of Kimberly Clark for 42 years until his retirement in 1992. Robert then enjoyed working at Rawhide Boys’ Ranch.
Robert was an avid sports fan and enjoyed bowling, casino trips, RV trips with his kids and he also enjoyed all of his grandkids activities. He was a Neenah Rocket fan at heart.
Robert was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Neenah.
Survivors include his daughter, Candy (Tom) Becker, and their children: Kurt, Paul and Reed (Brynn Popp) Becker; daughter, Pam (Kent) Rohm, and their children: Johnathan Rohm, Courtney (Travis) Glennon, and Aaron Duesterhoeft; son, Steven (Jamie) Spice; son, Michael (Katie) Spice, and their son, Jayce and a future grandchild; a great-grandson, Evan Glennon; and two sisters-in-law: Darlene (Robert) Homan, Carol Spice.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Chuck; and two sisters: Marion and Lillian.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 4, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with The Rev. Catherine A.K. Mode officiating. The visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service. Military rites will follow the service at the church. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established in his name.
The family would like to thank the nurses at Theda Clark Medical Center Oncology and from Theda Care at Home Hospice for all their care.