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1945 - 2014 |
AMHERST - Mr. David F. Spieker, 68, of Amherst, Ohio and Saint Cloud, Fla. passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014.
Dave was born in Lorain, Ohio on December 22, 1945, the son of the late Rolland H. and Dorothy P. (Fleckner) Spieker. He served in the
U.S. Air Force
and was a member of the local
and American Legion posts. Dave was a retired
of 10 years with the Amherst Police Department. He also was worked as an court officer for the Oberlin Municipal Court for over twenty years. He was associated for over twenty years as a Amherst Volunteer Fire Department Dispatcher and clerk. He was a member of the Amherst Eagles. Dave loved photography and chronicling his families events. He enjoyed working on his computer and emailing friends humorous jokes as well has hand crafting birthday cards that would make them smile. As a young man Dave served as a Boy Scout leader for troop 427 of Amherst for several years. He worked as a engraver of plaques for many of the local associations awards.
He is survived by his loving wife of forty years; Barbara L. (Dutter) Spieker; two daughters, Cheri, wife of Scott Knoebel of Saint Cloud, Fla.; Sandra Spieker of Westerville, Ohio. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Alexa Knoebel and Trenton Knoebel both of Saint Cloud, Fla.; and a sister, Marilyn Novak of Oberlin, Ohio.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Paul Lutheran Church, 115 Central Drive, Amherst, Ohio. The Rev. Terrance Adamson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow at Cleveland Avenue Cemetery in Amherst. Full military honors will be provided by the Amherst Veterans Military Honor Guard.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 115 Central Drive, Amherst, OH 44001 or to the
The Hempel Funeral Home is honored to serve the David Spieker family and has made available for the community's convenience an on-line register book as well as additional information to help facilitate expressions of compassion. Log on at
Published in The Morning Journal from Feb. 11 to Feb. 12, 2014
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"Dave and I were email buddies. I have the Amherst 1032 Ahrens Fox Fire Truck, and we exchanged emails..."
- DAVID RSIH
"Ptl. Spieker may you rest in peace. I know that you're happy to be with your savior. And you taught me..."
- John Bloom
"Mrs. Spieker, your husband was a funny and kind hearted man! He layed a funny on me the first time I met..."
- Joe Ellis
"Rest in peace Dave. I will miss you much. The all the cards you made me that made me laugh along with..."
- Robert Pongracz
"Barb and girls, Dave and you really made a lasting impression on my life. I loved your smiles and funny..."
- Beth McKinney
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