Paul E. Spantikow

May 24, 1971 - Oct. 6, 2007

Paul E. Spantikow, 36, of Neenah, accidentally drowned in Bass Lake in Menominee County while saving the life of his daughter Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007. Paul was born May 24, 1971, in Waukesha, the son of John L. and Darlene (Martin) Spantikow.

Paul was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and worked as a senior analyst for the Oneida Indian tribe. On Aug. 17, 2007, he was united in marriage to Grecia Carolina-Cano. Paul was a singer with the Duck Creek Singers and enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing pool.

Paul is survived by his wife, Grecia; his daughter, Sydney A.; his parents, John and Darlene Spantikow of Waukesha; one sister, Julie A. (Jeffrey) Kreuziger of Waukesha; and one brother, Jeffrey (Diane) Spantikow of Milwaukee.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 12, at Swedberg Funeral Home, 518 W. Fifth St., Shawano. A parish wake service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Visitation continues from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Oct. 13, at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Kiefer officiating.

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