Obituary for Thomas W. Spah
Thomas W. Spah of La Crosse passed away peacefully surrounded by his family November 7, 2015 at Gundersen Health System. He was born September 23, 1946 to Thomas and Elise (Pintz) Spah. Thomas married Rita (Peterson) Spah on June 17, 1972.
Thomas took pride in all that he did and was always willing to help when he could. He had many hobbies such as woodworking, working on cars, and listening to music he would sing along even though he could not carry a tune. Anyone that knew him loved his sense of humor and quick witted jokes. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family, and friends. Thomas served four years in the U.S. Marine Corp and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a loving and generous husband, father, and grandfather. Thomas was an honorable man and he will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Rita; daughter, Michelle (Jed Johnson) Spah; sons, Thomas G. (Melissa Thurin) Spah and Jason Spah; grandchildren, Daniel and Alexis Mueller, Samantha and Korbin Johnson, and Thomas, William, and Ethan Spah.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A private family service will be held.
The Dickinson-Sletten-McKee Hanson Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.