Lauren C. “Larry” Spencer

Lauren C. “Larry” Spencer, 76, of Slinger passed away on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

Larry was born on Aug. 7, 1933, in Webster, N.Y., to Roy and Julia (nee Mortinsen) Spencer.

Larry served in the U.S. Navy and was a Korean War Era veteran. Larry was also a member of the Barton, West Bend Sportsmen Club and a lifetime member of the NRA. He enjoyed listening to radio talk shows and reading about American history. Larry was a machinist for many years before retiring due to illness.

Larry is survived by his companion, Agnes “Aggie” Legate. He is preceded in death by his parents and his canine companion, Duffy.

A Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at Phillip Funeral Home, 119 Kettle Moraine Drive, Slinger, with the Rev. Cheryl Matusiak officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 4 p.m. Interment at Union Cemetery in Slinger.

The family would like to thank Hartford Hospital, Kathy Hospice and Dr. Williamson for the kind, loving and compassionate care they gave to Larry.