Obituary – Unruh, Spencer Dwight

Class of 1965

1965 Maroon SpotlightSpencer Unruh
Spencer Unruh

F.F.A. 61-65, Football 62-65, Tri-Captain 65-65.

Spencer Dwight Unruh

March 6, 1947 – January 30, 1979

Spencer Unruh, 31, northwest of Perry, died at approximately 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at his home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Henninger-Allen funeral home, 601 West Broadway, Enid. Officiating will be Rev. Eldon Moelling and Rev. Lyman W. Sprunger. Burial will be at the New Hopedale church cemetery at Meno.

Unruh was born March 6, 1947, and had attended Perry schools. He had been a Perry high school football star when a crippling farm accident halted his athletic career.

Unruh was a graduate of Perry high school and Okmulgee Tech. He was a member of the Garber United Methodist church.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Olen Unruh, route one, Perry, include a brother, Gary, of the home; his paternal grandfather, Irving Unruh, Enid; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ida Jantz, Enid; four aunts, Mrs. Ella Payne, Enid; Mrs. Jack (Ruby) Randolph, Birmingham, Ala.; Mrs. Minnie Headrick, Norman; and Mrs. Melvin (Emaline) Smith, Loveland, Colo.; and four uncles, Leland Unruh, Breckenridge; Leroy Unruh, Ringwood; Lee Jantz, Enid; and Clayton Jantz, Meno.