Kurt Spiess Sr.

SPIESS SR., KURT PETER WILLIAM, 76, of Frederick County, Virginia, died June 22 in Winchester Medical Center. Mr. Spiess was born in 1937, in Bietichm, Germany, the son of the late Otto and Bertha Spiess. He was a graduate of Howard County Senior High School, class of 1955. He was employed with National Plastics, later to become International Paper and retired in 2000. Kurt was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed the simple life. He enjoyed traveling when possible, cutting wood and spent countless hours walking the Blue Ridge Mountains and Appalachian trails. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He married June Christine Sappington on September 4, 1958, in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Surviving with his wife is daughter, Cindy June Spiess of Crownsville, Maryland; son, Kurt Peter Spiess, Jr. and his wife, Cindy Young, of Gambrills, Maryland; two grandsons, Isaac Justin E. Spiess and Kurt Peter Spiess III, as well as many extended family and close friends. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, and from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM, at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel. A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel. Interment will follow at Mount Hebron Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sons of Confederate Veterans, P.O. Box 59, Columbia, Tennessee, 38402. Please view obituaries and tribute wall at www.ompsfuneralhome.com

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Published in The Capital and the Maryland Gazette on June 25, 2014