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Nicholas John Spang IV

October 21, 1947 ~ July 12, 2021 (age 73)


Nicholas John Spang IV, age 73 of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Monday, July 12, 2021.   He was born on Tuesday, October 21, 1947 in Appleton, WI, the son of Nicholas John III and Leta Spang along with his twin sister Nanetta.

Nicholas graduated from UW River Falls with a Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Science.   After graduation, he was a farmer, district sales manager for Alfa Laval Inc., senior marketing specialist for Wisconsin Electric, and eventually he retired from a general manager position at Apache Stainless & Mepaco in Beaver Dam, WI.  His sons will remember him as their baseball & soccer coach, a handyman, dog lover, pine wood derby car maker, and Tom Brady fan…who was proud of his sons and loved watching his grandchildren’s various endeavors.

Nicholas is survived by his sons; Nicholas V (Nicole), Nathan, and Matthew (Rachel); grandchildren   Mychala, Nicholas VI, Jillian, Ryder, and Jaden; ex wives Judith Vande Berg, and Rose Mary Benson; and sisters Phyllis (Marvin) Gerhartz, Dorothy Spang, Judith Spang, and Nanetta Penterman.  He is preceded in death by his parents Nicholas III and Leta, as well as his brother Alvin. 

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