OBITUARY

Earl Norman Spangler

August 12, 1940November 19, 2020

BARTONVILLE ~ Earl Norman Spangler, 80, of Bartonville, passed away at 3:18 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born August 12, 1940 in Peoria to Karl W. and Florence (Patterson) Spangler, he married Barbara Marsh on February 18, 1962 in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Audra Roberts of Bartonville; two grandchildren, Taylor and Kylee Roberts, both of Bartonville; four great-grandchildren, Aiden, Skyelin, Ryker and Cleo Mykal and two siblings, John (Melba) Spangler of Pekin and Elizabeth Rodden of Canton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Donald Spangler. Earl was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He had worked as an electrician at Caterpillar, Inc. for 30 years, retiring in 1992 and served as a volunteer firefighter. He was a member of Local UAW Local 974 in East Peoria.

Earl was a master craftsman, who enjoyed fishing, camping, vacationing and being available for others. He was an immense father role model for his granddaughters.

He was a member of New Life Christian Fellowship Church in North Pekin, where he played the organ for many years.

His visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. Guidelines regarding social distancing and wearing of masks will be required. His graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning at Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Pastor Marty Smith will officiate. Military rites will be provided by the United States Navy and Tazewell Military Rites Team.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to New Life Christian Fellowship Church, 309 Elm Street, North Pekin, Illinois 61554.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

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Barb Hazell-Haney

November 26, 2020

Aunt Barb, Audra, Taylor, Kylie, and kids.........
May your memories comfort you.

Fred Bazhenow

November 26, 2020

To Earl's family, I'm very sorry to hear of Earl's passing. I worked with (for) Earl in the early 1980's as an apprentice electrician in the Mapleton foundry. He was a skilled craftsman and a good guy. We worked and had a good time doing it. My condolences.

Ronald Feagin

November 25, 2020

Knew Earl from teen years. His brother Don was married into my family. He has gone to a better place. Rest in peace Earl and God be with your family.

marla oleary

November 22, 2020

My thoughts are with the family, Aunt Barb and Audra. My uncle will be remembered and missed. Marla O'leary

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