John Spicher, of Niles

Published 9:37 am Monday, March 25, 2019

Sept. 18, 1956 — March 21, 2019

John Spicher, 62, of Niles, passed away on, Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his home.

John Spicher

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to the family, in care of Victoria Williams. Those wishing to leave a condolence online may do so at

John was born Sept. 18, 1956, in Paw Paw, to Elmer Spicher and Shirley (Burns) Criffield. He attended Paw Paw High School. John loved to sing and was known for his good sense of humor. He enjoyed spending time in Russ Forrest with his grandchildren searching for crawdads. Most of all his loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

John is survived by his daughters, Sherri (Keith) Alm and Amy (Ryan Ahonen) Thompson; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Jim (Renee) Spincher and Marie Mitchell; step-mother, Betty Spicher; step-siblings, Terri (Jerry) Vanzandt, Sandy (Dave) Kytta and John Criffield; brother-in-law, Bill Walters; aunt, Hazel Rochon and numerous, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Christopher John Spicher; brother, Tom Spicher; step-sister, Bonita Walters; and step-father, Gerald Criffield.