Roland “Rollie” Spier, age 91, of Cambridge died April 21, 2023 at home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 28th at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.
Roland Edward Spier was born April 27, 1931 in Crown, Minnesota to Edward and Louise (Stoeckel) Spier. He attended District 8 Zion Lutheran School, Emmanuel Lutheran School in Minneapolis, and graduated from West High School in Minneapolis in 1949. Rollie served his country in the US Navy from 1950 – 1954. On December 23, 1955 he married Genevieve Kohl in Robbinsdale and they had four children, Thomas, Nona, Timothy and Lisa. Rollie worked in the financial industry as a lender. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, baseball, softball, cards, gardening, hockey, golf and camping. He was a Missouri Synod Lutheran church member and Cambridge American Legion member.
Rollie passed away April 21, 2023 at home at the age of 91 years, 11 months and 25 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Spier; and a sister, Hazel Stock. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Thomas (Roxanne) Spier of Hanover, Nona (Frank) Dilly of Andover, Timothy Spier (Lora) of Burnsville, and Lisa Horsch of Stanchfield; one sister, Bonnie Sieferth of Coon Rapids; 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and by other relatives and friends.