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Spencer J. Nilsson of Sterling returned to his Heavenly Father Aug. 25, 2012.
Spencer was born on Aug. 28, 1998 to his parents Ron and Yolanda Nilsson.
Spencer is the little brother to Lacie, Trevor, Riley and Suzanne. During his stay on this earth Spencer had many talents. He enjoyed snowboarding, hunting and riding his motorcycle. He also enjoyed playing his guitar and was very proud when he could play the song â€śSmoke On Waterâ€ť by Deep Purple which was taught to him by his father.
Spencer loved music. He was a band member at Aberdeen Middle School where he played the drums. Spencer was also an active member of the Lakeview Boy Scouts, taking part in Pinewood Derby, hiking and camping.
Spencer loved his family and friends very much. Spencer is survived by his parents, Ron and Yolanda Nilsson; three sisters, Lacie (Martin) Sorenson, Riley (Chase Duncan), Suzanne (Tony) Wilson' one brother Trevor (Kendra Foster) and his niece and nephew Kayden and Kassidee; as well as his grandparents, Elgin and Barbara Simonson and Jim Nilsson. Spencer is also survived by many aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.
Meeting Spencer in Heaven with open arms atr Grandma Earline Nilsson, Great-Grandpa Earl Anderson; uncles Tyler Simonson, Kenneth Vollmer, Gary Mcintosh, Indio Martinez, and many more. Although Spencerâ€™s talents that he gave us here on earth will be greatly missed they are now bigger than ever as he plays in the choir of the Lord and his realm of angels, he will be looking over and protecting his family he loved so much.
Spencer, you left much too soon; you will be dearly missed by everyone who was a part of your life. Our love for you will remain in our hearts forever.
The viewing times will be Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, from 6-8 p.m., and Thursday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lakeview Ward in Springfield.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at the church. Interment will follow at the Springfield-Sterling Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.davisrosemortuary.com.