Carol Marcelle Spencer, 91, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017.
Carol was born in Pawnee City, Nebraska on May 26, 1926 to Henry and Sophia (Gondringer) Warnke.
She played the clarinet in band, graduated from Wheaton High School in Wheaton, IL, and was a dedicated member of the Civil Air Patrol.
Carol married the late John “Jack” Spencer on February 24, 1951. Jack and Carol thoroughly enjoyed their life together, especially spending time square dancing, golfing, and going on many family vacations to Florida. They lived in St. Louis, and had two children, Cheryl Ann Templeton and Jack Val Spencer, both of whom survive her.
In addition to her children, those left to cherish her memory are her grandchildren, Spencer Templeton and his wife, Michelle; Aaron Spencer and his wife, Courtney; and Amy Reesor and her husband, Geoffrey. Carol was also a loving great-grandmother, aunt, and friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, John “Jack” Spencer; her parents, Sophia (Gondringer) and Henry Warnke; and her siblings Maxine Deweber, Evelyn Sidgmore, Gene Warnke, and Hank Warnke.
Services for Carol will be held at Manchester United Methodist Church, 129 Woods Mill Road, Manchester, MO 63011 on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Family will receive guests from 10am-11am at the church. Memorial Services will begin at 11am, with a luncheon to immediately follow.