Gail M. Spanier

Gail M. Spanier, 53

Cold Spring, Minnesota

Aug. 11,1960 - March 16, 2014

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 22, at 10:30 AM, at Mary of The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Rockville for Gail M. Spanier, 53, of Cold Spring, who died March 16, at her home on Grand Lake. The Reverend Mark Ostendorf will officiate. Private burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 4:00 -8:00 PM on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Rockville, and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Gail was born on August 11, 1960 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Adelbert and Marion (Schoenberg) Spanier. She lived in St. Cloud until she was three then the family moved to Foreston, MN. In the third grade they moved to Roscoe, MN. She graduated from Paynesville High School in 1978 and married Donald Lang and later divorced. They had three wonderful children, Jason, Joshua and Jessica. She was a cancer survivor while married to Mark Schneider. The couple then later divorced. Gail was presently engaged and living with Bob Eder in Cold Spring. Gail was employed by Golden Plump, Coldspring, Knife River, Cold Spring Bakery and most recently New Flyer.

Gail loved baking, gardening, reading, canning and spending time with family and friends. She loved to spend time on the lake pontooning and relaxing. Gail enjoyed hosting and had a rare talent to make loved ones truly happy. She enjoyed giving and doing for others. Those of us who knew Gail are truly blessed to be touched by the gifts of her love and talent in life.

Gail is survived by: fiancé Bob Eder; her children: Jason (Becky) Lang, Josh (Kayla) Lang, Jessica (Charles) Odden; 8 grandchildren: Riley, Colton and Tyler Lang, Noah, Alex and Emily Lang, Sophie and Zachary Odden; her sisters and brothers: Cheryl (Dave) Lieberman, Audrey (Chuck) Reiter, Greg (Margaret) Spanier, Amy (Gregg) Johnson and Scott (Pam) Spanier; 7 nieces and nephews; and countless loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents and parents.

Memorials are preferred.



Funeral Home

Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1010 North Second Street St. Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-0383

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 19, 2014