Robert L. Spaeth, 74 of Syracuse, passed away on June 6, 2017, at his home.
He was born on Jan. 1, 1943, to Joseph L. and Cathern (Mott) Spaeth in Manitowoc, Wisc. Bob married Lael Herdina on June 15, 1963, in Reifs Mills, Wisc.
 Bob worked as an electrician for many years including for the city of Syracuse and Bryan East hospital in Lincoln.
He was a 4th degree knight in the Knights of Columbus, and past member of the Lions Club. Bob also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, hunting, fishing, traveling, reading and collecting Jim Beam bottles.
 He is survived by his wife: Lael Spaeth of Syracuse; children: Penny Spaeth, David (Robyn) Spaeth; Grandchildren: Cole Spaeth and Sarah Spaeth all of Lincoln; siblings: Carole Pick and Joanne Spaeth.
 Bob was preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Gerald Spaeth and Cheryl Duvall.
 Funeral mass was to be held on Friday, June 9, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paulinus Catholic Church in Syracuse. Burial was to be at Park Hill cemetery.
 Visitation was to be Thursday, June 8 with family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. at St. Paulinus Catholic Church with the Rosary starting at 7 p.m.
 Memorials are suggested to St. Paulinus Catholic Church.
 Arrangements are by Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE 402-269-2441 Condolences to www.fusselmanallenharvey.com