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David Robert Spencer

September 12, 1950 January 3, 2019
David Robert Spencer
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Obituary for David Robert Spencer

David Spencer
Of Arlington Heights

David Spencer was born on September 12, 1950, in Newton, Iowa, to Robert and Helen (nee Gustavison) Spencer. He died Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Lutheran General Hospital surrounded by his family.

David was a graduate of Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, and he received his MBA from the University of Iowa. David enjoyed photography, tennis, fishing and gardening. He was also a skilled internet researcher, whether it pertained to family genealogy or finding the best deal on anything you could want or need. He was an avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes as well the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls. He loved spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters, and was loved by all.

David is survived by his wife of 42 years, Leslie (nee Armstrong); children, Christine (Erik) Johns, Laura (Brian) Emerick, and Kathleen (fiancé Mitchel Mcfarland) Spencer; grandchildren, Elyse Emerick, Caitlin Emerick, and Emilia Johns.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Beverly Spencer.

Visitation will be Monday, January 7, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL, 60004. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 8, at the funeral home. Interment will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, January 11, at Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Jasper County Historical Society, 1700 S. 15th Ave W., Newton, IA 50208 (www.jaspercountymuseum.com)<http://www.jaspercountymuseum.com>) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org).

Funeral information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

4:00 PM 1/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

8

Jan

11:00 AM 1/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959

Jasper County Historical Society

1700 S. 15th Ave W.
Newton, IA 50208
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