Gary P. Spann
Gary P. Spann, 72, of Wayne, died Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his residence.
Memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25 at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne with family present.
Memorials may be directed in care of the Spann family for later designation.
Gary Paul Spann was born Nov. 17, 1945 to August and Helen (Palmer) Spann on a cattle ranch near Burton, Neb. He was a graduate of Burton High School and later Milford Community College with a degree in mechanics. Gary married Doris McKenzie Nov. 24, 1966 in Winner, S.D. After their marriage, the couple lived in O’Neill where he worked as a mechanic for Shellhammer’s.Then they moved to Humbolt and he worked for an Oliver Tractor Implement. Gary and Doris moved to Falls City where he worked for a concrete company as a mechanic and driver, before building his own repair shop, Spann Auto and Tractor Repair. In 1990, Gary moved to Wayne and established Spann Auto Machine where he continued working until his death.
Survivors include his wife, Doris; their children, Sean (Rachelle) Spann of Wayne and Laurie (Ted) Sell of Wisconsin; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; a sister, Coreen Clonch of Corpus Christi, Texas; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.