Lawrence Phillip Spaustat

September 13, 1933October 5, 2014
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Lawrence Phillip Spaustat, 81, Kokomo, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born September 13, 1933, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Walter and Clara Spaustat. He married Maxine Spaustat, and she preceded him in death on October 26, 1997.

He served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958 and later worked at Chrysler for 17 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the UAW Local 1166.

He is survived by two daughters, Kathy Zyla, Kearney, Nebraska, and Lori (Jim) Burns, Omaha, Nebraska; five grandchildren, Leigh Anne (Dale) Laflin, Crab Orchard, Nebraska, Jennifer (Ryan) Scarlett, Kearney, Nebraska, David (Beckie) Zyla, Crab Orchard, Nebraska, James (Nicole) Burns, Omaha, Nebraska, and Brian Burns, Omaha, Nebraska; one brother, Walter Spaustat, Omaha, Nebraska; loving friend, Betty Stevens; close friend, Jim Trishman; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Lawrence M. Spaustat; his parents; and one sister, Margie Simet.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Northview Christian Church. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at

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