Ardis A. Spuhler
Ardis Alice Spuhler, 87, Wautoma, mother of a Stevens Point
man, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at Heartland House in Wautoma.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb.
6, at Peace Lutheran Church in Wautoma, with the Rev. Roger G. Riedel
officiating. Burial will be at Wautoma Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. Saturday until
A memorial will be established.
Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma assisted with arrangements.
Condolences may be offered online at www.wautomafuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Spuhler was born April 21, 1928, in Wautoma, a daughter
of the late George and Viola (Hardell) Blader. Ardis was a graduate of Wautoma
High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She was married to Robert J. “Bob” Roberts Oct. 10, 1948. He
died Oct. 26, 1967.
She was married to Wilbur R. “Spook” Spuhler Sept. 17, 1977.
He died July 14, 1990.
She and her first husband operated Roberts Home Decorators
in Wautoma. Later, she worked at the Ben Franklin Store in Wautoma and at
Little Silver Lake Resort in Wild Rose. She was employed as receptionist at
Kubasta, Bickford & Lorenson Law Office in Wautoma for a number of years.
She was a lifelong member of Peace Lutheran Church and
belonged to the choir, Ladies Aid and Kitchen Band. She also took care of the altar
flowers at the church.
She was a member of Waushara Historical Society, Homemakers,
Wautoma Garden Club and the American Legion Auxiliary. She served on the
Wautoma Election Board for many years.
Survivors include one son, Michael (Charlotte) Roberts,
Stevens Point; one daughter, Megan (Tom) Kubasta, Wautoma; three grandchildren,
Brionne (Dan) Roberts-Bray, Wautoma, Colin (Sarah Brauer) Roberts, Madison, and
Zach Kubasta, Northfield, Minn.; three stepgrandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Omar “Joe”