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Paulette Spotts

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Paulette Spotts, age 71, passed away July 24th, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer.  She passed into the Lord’s loving embrace, surrounded by family at her home with her loving dog Frasier by her side.

She was born in Wauseon, Ohio to Bill and Ruth Clair.  She attended Stautzenberger College in Maumee, Ohio.  Paulette was blessed with three daughters, Andrea Lauber of Phoenix, Arizona, Erika Bellamy of Columbus, Ohio, and Abby (Chris) Sweeney of Las Vegas, NV.  She raised her daughters in Archbold, Ohio.  Paulette married Curt Spotts on September 13th, 1999, and relocated to Phoenix, Arizona where they lived happily for 22 years.

Prior to her relocation to Phoenix, she worked many years at Sauder Woodworking.  Later in Phoenix she worked for Grand Canyon Title, TJ Maxx, and retired in 2020.

In her spare time, Paulette enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and creating delicious meals for her family.  She was crafty with everything.  She was an amazing pie maker just like her mother Ruth.  She loved going for walks and spending time with her daughters and grandkids.  She loved her shopping trips with her sister and good friends.  She was an incredibly kind, selfless woman, who would often sacrifice her own needs to help others.  She brought out the best in people.  She loved animals and they were just as much a part of the family.  Even her grand pups loved her sweet nature.

She is survived by her husband, Curtis Spotts; three daughters; Andrea Lauber, Erika Bellamy, and Abby (Chris) Sweeney; five grandchildren; Jacob Colander, Zachery DeWolfe, Max Colander, Eian Bellamy, and Karis Bellamy; a sister Pamela Rychener; brother-in-law Richard Spiess, Craig (Marilyn) Spotts, sister-in-law Julie (Edward) Ruffer; many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her father Bill Clair, mother Ruth Clair, mother-in-law Joanne Spotts, father-in-law Jack Spotts, brother-in-law Chuck Rychener, niece Sara Burkholder, sister-in-law Cathy Spiess, nephew David Spotts, and great niece Callie Ruffer.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Sara’s Garden in Wauseon, Ohio (www.sarasgarden.org).

A memorial service will be held at Thompson Funeral Chapel at 1PM, Sunday, July 31.

21 Comments on “Paulette Spotts

  1. Sending condolences and prayers.
    Love, Cheryl Figgs

  2. To know Paulette was to love her. The best friend anyone could ever ask for. We grew up together and graduated together in Wauseon. She will be missed but I will always remember the happy memories we made. Love from Sandi Pound

  3. BEST FRIEND EVER! LOTS OF LOVE,

  4. So sorry to hear this Curt. I know what itโ€™s like as I was surprised by the same thing with my wife Mary Ann just one year ago.

    Thinking of you and your family

  5. Sending our condolences. The Furko Family

  6. We are so so sorry for your loss. You’re in our daily prayers ๐Ÿ™.

  7. I spent many happy hours of my childhood with Paulette. Sunday school, Bible school, youth group and a classmate. She was a special girl and woman. She will be greatly missed.

  8. So very sorry , praying for you all!! Hugs

  9. To Curt and her loving daughters and grandchildren I pray for peace and comfort in this sad time. Paulette will be missed by all that were fortunate to know her. God be with you, as Paulette has moved to her home in heaven to watch over you all.

  10. So sorry for the loss of you loving and kind mother! She was a wonderful gem!

  11. So sorry for the loss of you loving and kind mother! She was a wonderful gem!

  12. Been there Curt done that. It’s been a lot to deal with. My condolences and prayers. God has a plan brother!

  13. Sincerely a Wonder Woman amongst us all. May you rest in power, Paulette.

  14. Until we meet again, my forever friend. You must be a beautiful angel.

  15. She was a very special lady. I remember a radiant light about her always. So welcoming and kind.

  16. So sorry to hear this news. Prayers for comfort and peace to you, Curt, and for your and Paulette’s families as well.
    Wes

  17. So sorry for your loss. Paulette was a high school classmate of mine, What a sweet & caring lady she was!
    She will be missed by many, but treasure all the special memories that were made!! Paulette was a lot
    like her mom Ruth. I worked with Ruth at A & P grocery store in Wauseon for 4 years!
    Rest In Peace, Paulette

  18. My heartfelt condolences at this sad time.

  19. Lyn and I are so blessed to have know Paulette Spotts! She was an awesome friend. Her warm heart and kind spirit was an inspiration to all people she came in contact. Her smile and laughter was infectious. She was a role-model for how people should live, love, and enjoy life. God has received a remarkable treasure. We love you and we will meet again in heaven Paulette!

  20. So sorry to hear this.. she was a classmate of mine and always kind and caring.. I remember her smile. ๐Ÿ˜Š condolences to her children and family.

  21. So sorry to hear about Paulette. She was a beautiful lady. Prayers to the family.

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