Spencer Kerwin Lanz passed away June 16, 2012 at the Rock County Hospital.
Hew was born Sept. 13, 1936 at Stuart, Neb. to Erhart G. and Francis (Robertson) Lanz. He attended grade school at the Mariaville Rural School and attended Rock County High School in Bassett.
Spencer spent his life as a farmer/rancher in Nebraska and Montana. He was a farmer at heart, with a love for cattle and sheep. Spencer never knew a stranger and always enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs play ball.
Spencer was preceded in death by his parents, Erhart and Francis; brother-in-law, Wayne Davis.
He is survived by his sister, Iris Davis of Hay Springs; five sons: Greg, Jeff, Monte, Mark, and Jarret; and 1 daughter: Jodi Lea, four grandchildren, and nieces, Carol (John) Lewin and Marcia (Steve) Sandberg, all of Hay Springs.