Mary J. “Jeanie” Spencer, 91
Spicer/Blue Earth – Jeanie Spencer, age 91, of Spicer, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 21, 2020 at the St. Cloud Hospital.
A graveside service was held on Thursday, Dec. 3, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Arrangements were with the Peterson Brothers Green Lake Funeral Home in Spicer, www.petersonbrothers.com.
Mary Jean “Jeanie” Spencer was born on Nov. 11, 1929, in Amboy, the daughter of Charles and Marie (Jennings) Skarin. She grew up and received her education in Amboy. On Dec. 13, 1946, Jeanie was united in marriage to Robert M. Spencer and they made their home in Blue Earth. Over the years, she was employed as a waitress at the Swim Inn Diner, a clerk at J.C Penny’s and later worked in housekeeping at the Blue Earth Hospital. She was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. In 2017, she moved to Spicer to be closer to her family. Jeanie enjoyed baking, cooking, playing card games and attending her grandchildren’s athletic activities.
She is survived by one daughter, Lori (and Phillip) Bahr, of New London; one daughter-in-law, Patricia Spencer, of Windom; eleven grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; besides other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert in 2006; one daughter, Marsha Martin; one son, Brian Spencer and five siblings.