Harold Edward Spens, age 85, of Rogers Township, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at home on Sept. 10, 2019.

He was born June 11, 1934 in Rogers Township to Edward and Ethel (Banks) Spens. On April 24, 1954 he married Joan Garno in Rogers City. He retired as a mechanic from the Presque Isle County Road Commission in 1994. Harold enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time in the woods during the winter and working at his sawmill on the family farm.

He is survived by his wife, Joan; six children, Denise (Ken) Kennedy, Dennis (Deb) Spens, Rich Spens, Tim (Cyndi) Spens, Brian (Jill) Spens, and Andy (Anne) Spens; seven grandchildren, Aaron (Karen) Spens, Mike (Sarah) Spens, Kevin Kennedy, Dawna Kennedy, David (Loren) Kennedy, Margaret Spens, and Jesse (Krystin) Ripper; seven great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Ethan, Emilee and Evangelene Spens, Rielle and Mikena Spens and Grace Rose Kennedy. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Ethel and his brother, Gleason.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept.12 from 4-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moltke Township on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of his funeral at 11 a.m. with Pastor Phillip Phifer officiating.

Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church in memory of Harold Spens.

Online condolences may be addressed through beckfuneralhome.org