Douglas A. Spencer, 77
Blue Earth – Douglas A. Spencer, age 77, of Blue Earth, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 at Parkview Care Center in Wells. A memorial service and burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be left at www.pattonfh.com
Douglas Arthur Spencer was born May 24, 1943 to Fred and Evelyn (Anderson) Spencer in Blue Earth. He was one of four children. Doug attended school in Blue Earth. In high school, he joined the boxing team and became a member of the Blue Earth Golden Glove boxing team. Doug earned four Golden Gloves before he entered the United States Army in 1964. While in the Army, Doug helped his battalion win the Physical Combat Proficiency Test, while setting records in two events individually. When he came back from serving in the Army, Doug married his lovely bride, Judy (Cooley) in January of 1968. They lived in Elmore and had three children. Doug worked at Winnebago Industries for 40 years before retiring. In his free time, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing, snowmobiling, woodworking, and watching baseball.
Left to cherish Doug’s memory are his three children, Stacy Spencer, Heather (Eric) Schultze, of Fairmont, and Brandon (Jennifer) Spencer, of Blue Earth; two grandchildren, Morgan Spencer, of Blue Earth and Hunter Spencer serving in the United States Marine Corps; sister, Donna Sandum, of Oklahoma; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Judy Spencer; two infant sons, Chad and Brett; brother, Dale Spencer; brother, Darwin Spencer; and infant grandson, Zachary Spencer.
Cards for the Spencer family may be sent to Heather Schultz at 928 Willow St., Fairmont, MN 56031.