|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1916|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1966|
Contra Costa County
Antioch - Services for William P. Spohn, 49, operator of a dry cleaning business and a 32-year resident, will be held Tuesday.
Mr. Spohn, of 20 E. 15th St., died yesterday in a San Francisco hospital of a heart ailment.
A native of Nebraska and a World War II U.S. Army veteran, he was active in the American Legion here and the Pittsburg Elks Lodge.
He leaves his widow, Norma, and four children, Sylvia, Richard and Gregory and Mrs. Sheila Shelton, all of Antioch. Also surviving are his father, John Spohn of Martinez, and five grandchildren.
Elks memorial rites at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Higgins Chapel will be followed by recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. A Requiem Mass will be offered at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Rosary Church, 1313 St.
Memorial services will be conducted in the Higgins Funeral Chapel at 7:30 this evening by the Elks Lodge for William P. (Bill) Spohn, 49, Antioch businessman who died of a heart condition Friday in the Army hospital at Fort Miley, San Francisco.
Mr. Spohn, a resident of 20 E. 15th St., had been a resident of Antioch for 32 years - having come here as a youth. He was a native of Geneva, Nebraska and after served in World War II opened the Keep-U-Neat Cleaners adjacent to the ABC shopping center in 1945.
he was a member of the Elks Lodge in Pittsburg and the Harding Post of the American Legion.
He leaves his wife, Norma A. Spohn; two sons, Richard and Gregory; two daughters, Mr. Sheila Shelton and Miss Sylvia Spohn, all of Antioch; his father, John L. Spohn of Martinez and five grandchildren.
The rosary will be recited in the Higgins chapel at 8 o'clock this evening, and friends are invited to gather at the chapel at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and then will proceed to the Holy Rosary Catholic Church were a mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Queen of Heaven Cemetery Lafayette.
The family prefers memorial contributions to the Heart Fund.
Pallbearers will include Cliford Schupback, Ivan Michner, Ray DeGallery, Robert Puich, James Hornsby and Ernest Pigati.
John Lewis Spohn (1889 - 1967)
Wilhelemenia Voigtlander Spohn (1893 - 1948)
Norma Aleene Hall Spohn (1917 - 1974)
Queen of Heaven Cemetery
Contra Costa County
Maintained by: Leslie Spohn
Originally Created by: CMR
Record added: Nov 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120233318
In honor and in memory of my cousin's husband|
Mary Sue Scott
Added: Aug. 11, 2014