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May 21, 1951 – Monday, September 13, 2010

Service Information
Presbyterian Church in Buffalo, Mn
September 18, 2010
10:00 A.M.

Visitation Information

Brocklyn Oliver Spike, age 59, of Clitherall, MN, and formerly of rural Maple Lake, passed away on Monday, September 13th, 2010, at his residence.

He was born on May 21, 1951 in Monticello, MN, the son of Delton and Lillian Marquette Spike.

Brocklyn graduated from Buffalo High School.

On August 6, 1971, Brocklyn O. Spike and Colleen A. Caroline were joined in holy marriage at St. John Evangelist Church in Little Canada, MN.

Brocklyn formerly farmed in Maple Lake Township, and worked for Mueller Pipeliners for thirty years. He was a construction foreman.

Five years ago, Brocklyn and Colleen moved to Ottertail County, MN, to a lake home.

He enjoyed his family, hunting, fishing, farming, sporting clay shooting, wild flowers and gardening.

Survived by loving wife of thirty-nine years: Colleen; children: Melinda “Mindy” Spike and Sean (Kari) Spike; six grandchildren: Garrett, Claire, Kiera, Jake, Luke and Ava; son-in-law: Dan (Lynn) Zander of Howard Lake, MN; his mother: Lillian (Dean) Randall of Monticello, MN; a sister: Nila Spike of Coco, FL; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by a daughter Rebecca Lynn Zander in 1996, his father Delton Spike, and by a brother Pepal Spike.

Funeral Services for Broklyn Spike will be held on Saturday, September 18th at 10:00 A.M. at The Presbyterian Church in Buffalo. Pastor Joan McKenzie will officiate.

Interment will follow at the Howard Lake Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Friday, September 17th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Gregory R. Kutcher

    Dear Colleen and family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. I want you to know that Brock’s dedication to his family is reflected back so strongly by all of you that it serves as an inspiration to us. A life well lived, can and does help so many others in ways that you may not imagine. There have been so many unexpected challenges for your family – and you have met them with such creativity, and humanity that his and his family’s energy will live on in others.
    With Love,
    Greg Kutcher and Maura Randall

  2. Jen (Nemec) Barker

    Sorry to hear about your loss. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.


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