Michael Spande, 70, passed away on March 17, 2020, in Cebu City, Philippines.
Michael was born on October 13, 1949, to Beverly and Curtis Spande. He attended school in various places because his father was a career soldier. Mike entered the military service on March 8, 1968, and was discharged on October 17, 1971.
After military service, he attended Vocational School in Winona where he studied electronics. Upon graduation he ran a TV business with Tom Vogel and Ted Terbeest. After they closed the business he was hired by Winona State University, where he worked in the Audio Visual department from August 22, 1977, until his retirement on January 8, 2009.
Upon his retirement he spent his time between the Philippines and Minnesota.
He was preceded in death by his father, Curtis; brother, David; niece, Holly; and nephew, Wilkes. He is survived by his mother, Beverly Spande; his children, Angela Spande, Danielle (Jon) Kugel, and Erika (Clayton) Millican; grandchildren, Kinley, Layla, Carina, Soren, Braylon, and Grayson; former wife, Carol Spande; nieces, Annie and Heidi, and their mother Rebecca.
He loved his retirement in Cebu City because of the climate, the sunshine and the warm weather. Mike enjoyed playing pool, billiards, bowling and the car game “500.”
A celebration of life will be celebrated at a later date.