SPINN, Charles William

Charles William Spinn of Granger passed away on January 21, 2013 in Round Rock.

He was born February 26, 1944 to Charles and Elsie Weige Spinn. He married Vickie Kolinek on September 24, 1966. Charles was a long time employee of the City of Austin, Department of Water and Wastewater, but was always a farmer and rancher at heart and returned to his passion after retirement in 1993. Charles was preceded in death by his parents Charlie and Elsie Weige Spinn, one brother Elroy “Pete” Spinn and two sisters Darlene Liska and Bertha Noack.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years Vickie, two daughters Charlotte Vangsnes of Arvada, CO and Michelle Farris and husband Don of Hutto and four cherished grandchildren Ryan and Tim Vangsnes and Riley and Karsyn Farris. He is also survived by one brother Elton “Buck” Spinn of Granger and three sisters Charlyne Schroeder and husband Wilford of Austin, Billie Baumbach and husband Delton of Mineral Wells and Nell Zrubek and husband Ben of Austin.

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 P.M. Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Providence Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 25, 2013 at Providence Funeral Home with Rev. James Hejl officiating. Burial to follow at St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Bartlett. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Taylor Brethren Church.

Published in Austin American-Statesman on January 24, 2013