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In Memory of

Merle Mae Spencer

August 22, 1928 - October 13, 2016

Obituary


Merle Mae Spencer, of Schererville, passed away October 13, 2016 at age 88 years young, with her loving family at her side.
Merle was born August 22, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Clarence Ray and Verna Mae (Seplin) Stone. Also preceding her in death are her loving husband of 66 years, Norman Dale Spencer, one of her twin sons, William Jay Spencer, and her loving in laws, Corby and Alice Spencer.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Dayna (Dennis) Butlin, Luanne (Kurt) Cofran, Norman Ray (Cheryl) Spencer; grandchildren, Kim...

Merle Mae Spencer, of Schererville, passed away October 13, 2016 at age 88 years young, with her loving family at her side.
Merle was born August 22, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Clarence Ray and Verna Mae (Seplin) Stone. Also preceding her in death are her loving husband of 66 years, Norman Dale Spencer, one of her twin sons, William Jay Spencer, and her loving in laws, Corby and Alice Spencer.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Dayna (Dennis) Butlin, Luanne (Kurt) Cofran, Norman Ray (Cheryl) Spencer; grandchildren, Kim Butlin, Victoria, Kyle, Trevor Spencer, and Adrianne Sargent; and a half sister, Renee (Ron) Klein.
Merle was a 50+ year member of 1st Christian Church of Hessville and Southside Christian Church prior to that. She was actively involved in many organizations in her lifetime. Including, Girl Scouts of America, Classroom Mother for each child in each grade, she held offices in FOP Ladies Auxiliary, Ladies fellowship at church, at Lakeshore Kennel Club, and was an active participant for 70 years with her Hammond High School PSK Sorority. She also worked for Edward Valves in Hammond and Patten Industries. Everyone who knew Merle loved her infectious positive spirit, she was the Belle of every Ball, and enjoyed life to the fullest.
Visitation will be Monday, October 17, 2016 from 11am - 2pm, with funeral services immediately following at 2pm with Pastor Dan Nichols officiating at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home (8178 S. Cline; Schererville, IN 46375). Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.