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May 20, 1919 – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Service Information
St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Michael, MN
Monday, March 27, 2017
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael, MN
Sunday, March 26, 2017
2 – 3:30 PM, 3:30 Rosary

Laura Jeanne Spike, age 97 of Montrose, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017. She was born May 20, 1919, the daughter of Charles and Emily (Elsenpeter) Marquette.

Laura was baptized in June 1919 by Father Joseph Heinz at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo.
On May 3, 1940, Laura Marquette and Harold Spike were united in marriage at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo.

Laura enjoyed gardening, flowers, baking and baking bread, sewing, puzzles, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She had a great sense of humor and made sure no one ever left her home hungry. She was a very devout Catholic, belonging to several parishes and bible studies throughout Wright County. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and donated to many charities.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold; son, Paul; daughter, Michelle; grandchildren, Nicholas, Nathan, Vickey, Zackary; and sons-in-law, Lee Fehn and Steve Proctor.

Laura is survived by her children, Myron (Clarice) Spike, Myrna Hell, Irene Fehn, Judy (Kenneth) Kalway, Jerome (Kathy) Spike, David (Mary) Spike, Jeanne (Dan) Boeson, Emily Heins, Mary (Robert) Nowak, Ramona Proctor, Wanda (Steve) Tussing; daughter-in-law, Barb Spike; 54 grandchildren; 88 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends.

Casket bearers will be Dustin Tussing, Myron Lee Spike, Jeremy Boeson, Jess Nowak, Matt Spike, Jeff Fehn, Lenny Kalway and Wade Heins.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 26th from 2:00 to 3:30 PM with a Rosary recited at 3:30 PM at The Peterson Chapel, 300 Main St N, St. Michael, MN. Further visitation will be held Monday morning, one hour prior to Mass at church. Mass of Christian Burial for Laura Spike will be held Monday, March 27th at 11:00 AM at St. Michael Catholic Church, 11300 Frankfort Pkwy NE, St. Michael, MN with Father Thomas McCabe as Celebrant. Interment at St. Michael Cemetery.

Memorials may be given for Masses.

Serving the family is The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home in St. Michael. 763-497-5362.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Elicia Spike

    I will miss you grandma. Hope your having fun with my dad and your husband in heaven. Love you.

  2. Arlis (Marschel) Block

    My heart felt sympathy to the family. I went to school with Myrna and Irene. Take care. Prayers your way.

  3. Nila Spike

    My heart, thoughts and prayers go out to Laura’s family. She will be missed by all that knew Laura. I have many fond memories. Laura made the best green tomato pie ever. Nila


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