Neale L. Spooner

Neale L. Spooner, 84, of Las Vegas, NV, died on February 3, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born August 6, 1936 in Noonan, North Dakota to Louis & Gladys (Brodal) Spooner. He worked on the family farm and Spooner Lumber Company until he went to college.

He graduated from NDSU in 1958 with a Civil Engineering Degree. After graduation he went to Libby, Montana to work for the Forest Service. While working for the Forest Service he designed and built many roads and campgrounds in Montana and North Dakota.

His work took him to many different construction projects throughout the United State; Iowa, Kansas, Florida, New York, California and Nevada. One of his most memorable projects was managing the construction of the new Carver Arena for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Preceded in death by his parents, his siblings Joan (Dale) Clemens and Glen (Barbara) Spooner. He is survived by his wife, Cathy Spooner, his children Jeffrey (Judy) Spooner, Darrin (Sharon) Spooner, Robert (Shlaine) Spooner, James (Susan) Fraser, Kim Alexander, Dawn (Barry) Hampton and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He never met a stranger and always had a story or a joke to tell.

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