ALPENA — Inez Hilda Orth Spence, 87, died on Aug. 7, 2013, after a two - week illness at Pathways Hospice in Loveland, Colo.
A private funeral was held Saturday at her daughter’s home.
She was born on May 19, 1926, to Henry and Christina Dietrich Orth in Alpena. She was a school teacher for 10 years.
She married Elmer Schnabel in 1947 and lived in Huron from 1955 to 1973 where she worked at the Huron Daily Plainsman and The Plains. They divorced in 1973. In 1974, she met and married Jack Spence in California. They ran a few different service stations in Fort Collins, Colo.
She later worked at the Cancun Resort in Las Vegas.
She was preceded in death by her parents and all six of her sisters.
She is survived by her daughter, Peggy (Richard) Hohm of Fort Collins; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Contributions can be made to Pathways Hospice of Loveland, Colo.
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