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Leo C. Spanier Sept. 4, 1911 - Sept. 28, 2008

ST. MARTIN -- Leo C. Spanier, 97, of Cold Spring, formerly of St. Martin, died Sunday at the Assumption Home in Cold Spring.

The service is at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the St. Martin Parish Hall, with parish prayers at 8 p.m. followed by the rosary and continuing at 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the service. Arrangements are by the Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home in Paynesville.

He is survived by six children, including Chris (and Peggy) Spanier of Paynesville; 19 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and two brothers.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Marie in 2004; five brothers; and three sisters.