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Caroline "Carrie" Spatz

April 25, 1922 — July 9, 2017

Caroline "Carrie" Spatz, 95, of Brainard, died Sunday, July 9, 2017 at David Place in David City.

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Caroline was born on the family farm between Abie and Linwood, on April 25, 1922, to James and Mary (Reznicek) Eckstein. She attended District 80 until 8th grade and went to Linwood High School for two years, and then on to Schuyler High School to take "normal training" to be come a teacher. She taught at District 10 by Linwood, District 46 by Bruno, District 17 by Valparaiso and District 17 by Appleton.

On January 22, 1947, she married Emil Spatz at Sacred Heart Church, Cedar Hill. Shortly after marriage, they moved to a farm west of Brainard where four children were born to this union. She lived on the farm until 2015 when she moved to David Place in David City.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, the Guild and PCCW. She was a long time member of the Brainard American Legion Auxiliary.

Carrie is survived by her children: Mary Anne (John) Juricek of Denton, John (Keverne) Spatz and Kenny (Margie) Spatz both of Brainard and Carol (Byron ) Nienhueser of Beaver Crossing. 14 Grandchildren, 23 Great-grandchildren, 5 step-great-grandchildren and 4 step-great-great-grandchildren, sister-in-law: Margie Ratkovec and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Emil in 2011, one grandson, Christopher Juricek, brother: Ernest(Anna) Eckstein and sister: Marie(Victor)Polacek and many in-laws.
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Thursday, July 13, 2017

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

East Brainard Street, Brainard, NE 68626

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Parish Rosary

Thursday, July 13, 2017

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Holy Trinity Catholic Church

East Brainard Street, Brainard, NE 68626

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, July 14, 2017

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Holy Trinity Catholic Church

East Brainard Street, Brainard, NE 68626

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New Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery

, Brainard, NE 68626

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