Douglas A. Spencer, age 77 of Blue Earth, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Parkview Care Center in Wells. A memorial service and burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be left at www.pattonfh.com
Douglas Arthur Spencer was born May 24, 1943 to Fred and Evelyn (Anderson) Spencer in Blue Earth, MN. He was one of 4 children. Doug attended school in Blue Earth. In high school, he joined the boxing team and became a member of the Blue Earth Golden Glove boxing team. Doug earned 4 Golden Gloves before he entered the United States Army in 1964. While in the Army, Doug helped his battalion win the Physical Combat Proficiency Test, while setting records in 2 events individually. When he came back from serving in the Army, Doug married his lovely bride, Judy (Cooley) in January of 1968. They lived in Elmore and had 3 children. Doug worked at Winnebago Industries for 40 years before retiring. In his free time, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing, snowmobiling, woodworking, and watching baseball.
Left to cherish Doug’s memory are his 3 children, Stacy Spencer, Heather (Eric) Schultze of Fairmont, and Brandon (Jennifer) Spencer of Blue Earth; 2 grandchildren, Morgan Spencer of Blue Earth and Hunter Spencer serving in the United States Marine Corps; sister, Donna Sandum of Oklahoma; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Judy Spencer, 2 infant sons, Chad and Brett, brother, Dale Spencer, brother, Darwin Spencer, and infant grandson, Zachary Spencer.
Cards for the Spencer family may be sent to Heather Schultz at 928 Willow St, Fairmont, MN 56031.