Glen L. Spears, 83
Glen grew up a “South Omaha Boy” and graduated from South High class of 1954. He worked for a drugstore and brewery painting signs and served in the National Guard before starting his career at WOWT. In 1961 he earned a certificate in engineering and was the Master Control Technician for the TV station. It was at the WOW-TV/radio station that he met Phyllis his first wife. He worked at WOWT for 43 years before he retired.
Glen and Phyllis married in 1960, and had 3 girls, Kerri, Traci and Jodi. Phyllis passed away in 1981. He then met and fell in love with Patricia and her 3 children, Cyndi, Scott and Aaron. They were married in 1983. Together they had Renee, and their combined family grew to 9! Family was always a high priority whether it was a small or large family gatherings to family trips, there was never a dull moment! Glen loved to garden and tinker around in the garage and shed, and go to the hardware store. Glen was funny with his dry humor, smart and loved by all who met him. He will forever be in our hearts and cherished in our memories.
Preceded in death by wife Phyllis; parents Glen and Alice; daughter Renee Spears; sister Rose (Ira) Stout; brother Melvin; son-in-law Timothy Bandy.
Survived by wife Patricia; children Kerri (Gary) Creech, Cyndi (Nathan) Smith, Traci (Dan) Case, Scott (Christi) Ruwe, Aaron (Heather) Ruwe, Jodi Bandy; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; mother-in-law Bonnie Ranslem.
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