Spaulding, Robert A.
Robert A. Spaulding, age 71, of 3151 50th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Ministry St. Joseph Hospital, Marshfield, WI.
Funeral Services are 1:00 PM Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. Paul Tonn will officiate. Visitation will be held at Ritchay Funeral Home on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of services. Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park.
Robert was born June 3, 1942 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Norman and Vila (Forsythe) Spaulding. He married Donna L. Butterfield on September 20, 1977. Robert was employed as a winder operator at the Paper Board Division of Consolidated Papers Inc. for 36 years.
Robert served in the National Guards and was called into active duty during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He enjoyed horseshoeing, hunting, fishing and camping.
Robert is survived by his wife, Donna; five children, Chris (special friend- Connie) Ferkey of Vesper, WI, Linda (Doug) Dekarske of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Jodi Rawls of Hugo, OK, Sherry (special friend- Phil) Spaulding of Manitowoc, WI and James (Mary) Spaulding of Two Rivers, WI; one brother, William (Annette) Spaulding of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; one sister, Brenda (James) Hall of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and nine grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents and father and mother in law, Clarence and Lucille Butterfield.