William Specht


Birth: January 31st, 1939
Death: January 9th, 2019
Age: 79 years
Residence:Reese
High School:Arthur Hill High School - 1957
Survived By: besides his wife are his children; Sharilyn (Robert) O'Boyle of Macomb, MI; Paul Specht, Lachine, MI; and Craig and (Sheryl) Specht of Saginaw, MI. Also surviving are five grandchildren: Scott (Kymberli) Specht, Gregory, MI; Kent (Lee) Specht, North Dakota; Cpl. Joseph (Hana) Specht, North Carolina: Jacob (Cate) O'Boyle, Troy, MI; Emily O'Boyle of Macomb; MI; and four great-grandchildren; Addison, Emma, Lillian, and Ethan. Also surviving is his brother, Kenneth Specht. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings; Frank Specht, Jack Specht, Betty Crocker, Jean Schneider, and Leila Hoffman.

William Specht, 79, of Reese, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Covenant HealthCare, Saginaw. William Joseph Specht, son of Harry M. and Renetta N. (Lenz) Specht was born January 31, 1939. William married Marie Charlotte Foess on June 23, 1962. She survives him. He was a 1957 graduate of Arthur Hill High School, Saginaw. Bill was employed by General Motors, Steering Gear Division, for over 33 years. He was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Reese.

 

Surviving besides his wife are his children; Sharilyn (Robert) O’Boyle of Macomb, MI; Paul Specht, Lachine, MI; and Craig and (Sheryl) Specht of Saginaw, MI. Also surviving are five grandchildren: Scott (Kymberli) Specht, Gregory, MI; Kent (Lee) Specht, North Dakota; Cpl. Joseph (Hana) Specht, North Carolina: Jacob (Cate) O’Boyle, Troy, MI; Emily O’Boyle of Macomb; MI; and four great-grandchildren; Addison, Emma, Lillian, and Ethan. Also surviving is his brother, Kenneth Specht. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings; Frank Specht, Jack Specht, Betty Crocker, Jean Schneider, and Leila Hoffman.

 

Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019 from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Reese. Reverend Daniel Burhop and Vicar Timothy Sheridan will both officiate with burial to follow in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Mr. Specht’s family will receive friends at the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, 9940 Saginaw St. in Reese on Saturday from 3-6 p.m. and at the church on Sunday from 12 noon until the time of the services. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Trinity Lutheran Church, 9858 North Street, Reese, MI. 48757   



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