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Kenneth L. Spencer Sr.

Kenneth Lee Spencer Sr., 76, Ramsey, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at his home.
Born Aug. 11, 1935, in Watson, he was the son of the late Cecil M. and Edna R. Reis Spencer.
He was retired from the Indiana State Police, served in the Coast Guard Reserves and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Crandall Masonic Lodge No. 591 and New Salisbury United Methodist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Keith and Karl Spencer, and a sister, Karen Ward.
Survivors include his wife, the former Carol L. Taflinger; a son, Kenneth L. Spencer Jr. of Depauw; a daughter, Jill Nash of Floyds Knobs; and four grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, Sept. 23, from noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 24, after 9 a.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.
Funeral: Saturday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with entombment in Kraft Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Hosparus of Southern Indiana or New Salisbury United Methodist Church.