Kip Wylie Spencer (1974 - 2015)

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Kip Wylie Spencer was born Feb. 4, 1974, the son of Valerie Jean (Spencer) Stetzel and David Earl Borkowski at Saint Anthony's Hospital in Carroll. He passed away, due to a heart attack at the age of 41, on Dec. 3, 2015, at the Audubon County Memorial Hospital in Audubon.
Kip's favorite things to do were trapping, fishing and watching football. He was a dedicated Chicago Bears and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. He was also an avid fan of WWE.
In 1995, he met and married his soulmate, Tori Wahlert. Kip and Tori were married Feb. 21, 1995. They were blessed with two children, Gage Wylie Spencer and Hannah Marie Spencer. Kip was a stay at home dad. He loved caring for his two children so Tori could pursue her nursing career.
Preceding Kip in death were his wife, Tori (Wahlert) Spencer and his dad, Dave Borkowski.
Kip is survived by his children, Gage Spencer and Hannah Spencer, both of Audubon; his mother Valerie (Spencer) Stetzel of Brayton; his father, Gary Stetzel of Atlantic; brother, Koby (Karen) Stetzel of Atlantic; niece, Kaylee Stetzel; nephew, Garrett Stetzel; sister, Misty (J.D.) Ginapp of Afton, Ore.; and his mother-in-law, Peggy Weighton of Audubon. He also leaves behind his four best friends, Peanut, Bear, Olive and Vinny as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Per the family's wishes, Kip has been cremated and a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Hockenberry Family Care is helping the family. Condolences may be left at www.hockenberryfamilycare.com.
Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from Dec. 11 to Dec. 18, 2015