The Obit For Don Spohn

Don L. Spohn

Published in Daily News-Sun on August 26, 2009

Don L. Spohn, 73, of Sun City West, Arizona, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2009.

He was born in Culver, Kansas on March 27, 1936.

Don was married to Sandra Sellack. Children from the marriage are Kathryn E. Fitch (Jeff), Sarasota, Florida and Mark A. Spohn, Dayton, Ohio.

Don's second marriage was to Kay Robinson and together they enjoyed 31 years.

He is survived by his wife, Kay; daughter, Kathy; son, Mark; sisters: Maxine Banninger Slick, Marietta Gotti, Salina, KS, Veda Hoffhaus (Charles), Kansas City, Kansas; brother, Wayne (Betty), Bellevue, Washington; many beloved nieces, nephews; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Harriet Spohn, brothers Dean, Averill, and Larry.

Don was a pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics and a Detective on the Salina Kansas Police Force. He later retired in 1993 as District Manager with Allstate Insurance.

Don's greatest love was his family. Golf, Baseball and Cabinetry were his passion. A collector of Advertising Memorabilia brought him years of pleasure. His sense of humor and desire to help others earned him many friends.

He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all of us.

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