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Emma Louise Spanner

April 23, 1928 - May 4, 2018

Emma Louise Spanner, 90, of Bellaire, OH died Friday, May 4, 2018 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born April 23, 1928 in Lansing, OH, a daughter of the late Thomas Rice and Mary Novy Saxon.

Emma was a retired Gift Shop Manager at Peterson Hospital, a member of St. John Catholic Church. She was very active in all St. John Church activities, all Bellaire St. John’s sports and school functions

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Martin F. Spanner in 1968; her step- father, John Saxon; a sister, Mary Blozy; two brothers, Louis Rice and John Saxon; a grandson, Flynt Edward Wilson.

Surviving are her children, Mary Jo (Richard) Midei of Rayland, OH, Janice L. (Mark) Wilson of Colerain, OH, Marta L. (Gary) Butkus-Misenhelder of Shadyside, OH, Martin A. (Paula) Spanner of Bethel Park, PA, Judith M. (Douglas) Frizzi of Shadyside and James T. (Andrea) Spanner of Marietta, OH; grandchildren, Jeremy Midei, Jamie Wilson-Kovalski, Matthew Z. Wilson, Lauren Florence, Jennifer Butkus, Martin P., Benjamin, Natalie and Daniel Spanner, Dylan and Zachary Frizzi, Lindsey, Corey and Haley Spanner; 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Monday from 2-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH with a Vigil Service at 7:45 pm

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 12 pm at St. John Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Heusel as celebrant. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Catholic Church by going to “TMCFunding.com”

Share your thoughts and memories of Emma with her family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, May 7, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm


St. John Catholic Church

Bellaire, OH 43906

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Bellaire, OH 43906

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