Mari Beth Spencer

Mari Beth Spencer (Ashenbrenner), 61, of Manitowoc, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. She was born on Nov. 22, 1957, to the late Joseph and Mildred Ashenbrenner. Mari Beth was raised on the family dairy farm near Leopolis and attended Marion High School. She married Steve Fowler, and they resided in Virginia for a number of years. Mari Beth moved back to Wisconsin and worked as a pharmacy tech for a number of years before marrying Scott Spencer. She loved horses, watching the Packers, bike riding and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her two sons, Asaon Fowler and Hunter Spencer, who both reside in Manitowoc; four grandchildren, Addison and Amelia Fowler, and Aaliyah and Ryder Spencer; two sisters, Sue Gruetzmacher, of Suring, and Bonnie (Doug) Kline, of Berlin; several nieces and nephews; ex-husband, Scott Spencer; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Gerald Ashenbrenner; and her ex-husband Steve Fowler.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring is assisting the family, and online condolences may be expressed at