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Martha L. SpicerOctober 19, 1925 ~ May 29, 2013 (age 87)
Martha L. Spicer Martha L. Spicer, age 87, of Troy, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday morning, May 29, 2013 at the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. She was born on October 19, 1925 in Shelby County, Ohio, to the late Christian A. and Caroline Kaehler Klopfenstein. She was married to Alva P. Spicer and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2008. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law: Byron K. Spicer, and Chris E. and Linda Spicer all of Troy; two sisters: Eileen Faler of West Liberty, Ohio, and Florence Shipman of Sidney, Ohio; three grandchildren: Isaiah Holly Spicer of Troy, Katie Spicer of Troy, and Angie Todd Hillman of Loveland, Ohio; and seven great-grandchildren: Lydia, Constance, and Michaela Spicer, and Tylor, Alec, Kristen, and Natalee Hillman. In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Spicer was preceded in death by one sister, Erma Wilt, and one brother, Ivan Klopfenstein. She was a graduate of Jackson Local High School. Mrs. Spicer was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Troy, and the United Methodist Women. She worked at Stolle Corp, Monarch Machine Tool Company, and Sidney Daily News all of Sidney, Ohio. She was also a long time homemaker. Memorial service will be held at 3:00PM on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church, Troy, with Rev. Dave Leckrone officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church. Private interment will be in Miami Memorial Park, Covington, Ohio. Baird Funeral Home, Troy, is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, Ohio 45373. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.