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Terry Eugene Spohr

December 22, 1953 ~ March 2, 2012 (age 58)

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TERRY EUGENE SPOHR, age 58, of Sylvan Lake near Kendallville, died unexpectedly on Friday, March 2, 2012 while working in Cleveland, Ohio. Terry was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on December 22, 1953 to Stanley and Grace Alberta Spohr.   He graduated from East Noble High School in 1972 and received engineering degrees from both Purdue University and Indiana Wesleyan University.  Terry was a quality engineer with Philips Medical Systems, Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio.  He also worked for International Harvestor in Fort Wayne and Springfield, Magnavox in Fort Wayne, Group Dekko of Kendallville, and MedTec of Goshen.

Terry was an active member of the Rome City United Methodist Church, the Noble County Tractor Club, and a volunteer at Gene Stratton Porter Home in Rome City.  Terry enjoyed spending time with family, antiquing, being outside, gardening and flowers.  He cherished spending time with his new granddaughter.  He was a ten year 4-H member and supported the Noble County 4-H.  Terry was a loving husband, son, father, brother, uncle, and friend to many and will be greatly missed. 


Survivors include:

His wife, Pamela Spohr of Kendallville.
Son, Joseph Spohr of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Daughter, Lindsey Spohr of Avilla.
Daughter, Holly and Jeremy Huckstep of Greenwood, Indiana.
Granddaughter, Gracyanne Huckstep.
Mother and father, Grace and Stanley Spohr of Avilla.
Sister, Lori and Rich Butler of Fleming Island, Florida.
Sister, Julie and Chuck Wolfe of Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Spohr and his mother and father-in-law, Russell and Theda Vosberg.


Visitation will be Wednesday, March 7, 2012 from 3:00-8:00pm at Hite Funeral Home, 403 South Main Street in Kendallville.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 10:30am at Calvary United Methodist Church in Avilla.  

There will be an hour of visitation before the funeral service begins.

Officiating the funeral service will be Rev. Barbara Cross.

Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Kendallville.

Preferred memorials may be made to Rome City United Methodist Church.

Casketbearers will be Joe Spohr, Jeremy Huckstep, Shane Hart, Jonathan Spohr, Tom Fortman, and Chuck Rhodes.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville.


Funeral Directors Brian DeCamp (260-343-8177 mobile) and Andy David (260-318-2712 mobile) are available at anytime to assist your needs.  Please call our office phone 260-347-1653 (24 hours/day…7 days/week). 


 Service Information

March 7, 2012

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hite Funeral Home
403 South Main Street
Kendallville, IN 46755

Funeral Service
March 8, 2012

10:30 AM
Calvary United Methodist Church
Cherry Street
Avilla, Indiana 46755

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