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Kenneth E. Spoo

September 8, 2022

Obituary

Kenneth E. Spoo, 89, surrounded by his family, passed away September 8, 2022, in Lombard, IL.

Ken was born April 5, 1933, in Oak Park, IL to Richard and Emily Spoo. Ken attended Valparaiso University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Ken not only received his diploma from Valparaiso but also met the love of his life, Barb. Ken and Barb were married April 4th, 1956, after meeting their first year in college. Ken and Barb were each other’s lifelong companions and best friends.

Ken went on to serve in the United States Army soon after his wedding. Ken returned home to run Spoo’s Quality Market located in Oak Park with his father and brother until 1992. Ken and Barb were blessed with two children, Mark and Laura. Ken went on to work for Bagcraft as a Customer Service Representative. Ken enjoyed the simple things in life such as gardening and fishing.

Ken retired to Arizona and later Utah with his wife Barb. Ken and Barb spent most of their later years enjoying traveling and visiting numerous National Parks. Other hobbies included woodworking, cooking, handyman fixer and even playing tennis.

Ken and Barb moved back to Illinois in 2018 to be closer to family. Ken was an active member at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Lombard, IL. You could often find Ken spending time in the gym or watching Fox News in his recliner.

Ken is survived by his children, Mark (Karen) and Laura (Glenn) Stebelton and 3 grandchildren, Christopher Spoo, Max Stebelton and Jessica (Cody) Wolff. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother and wife.

Ken’s family would like to thank the excellent staff at Lexington Place of Lombard for the exceptional care they provided.

A visitation is scheduled for Friday September 23rd from 9:00-10:00 AM at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, IL with a church service following at 10:00 AM. The family will then proceed to Chapel Hill Gardens West in Oak Brook Terrace for an interment service immediately after.

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Services

Memorial Visitation
Friday
September 23, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church
215 S. Lincoln St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Memorial Service
Friday
September 23, 2022

10:00 AM
St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church
215 S. Lincoln St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Interment
Friday
September 23, 2022

Chapel Hill Gardens West
17W201 Roosevelt Road
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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