Donald Michael Spieker, 63, of Moorhead, MN and West Fargo, ND passed away peacefully with his loving sister, Debra, by his side, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. He was born on March 26, 1952 to Ambrose and Arlos (Olson) Spieker in Moorhead, MN. He grew up in Moorhead and graduated from Moorhead High School. Donnie attended Moorhead Technical College where he earned a degree in Automechanics.
Following graduation, he worked at S & L Tire. Donnie then went into business for himself. He owned Moorhead Welding and Alignment and later started Superior Customs in West Fargo operating it until his retirement in 2007 after 19 years of service.
In 1975, Donnie’s first son, Matthew, was born in Fargo. In 1987, Donnie was united in marriage to Cindy Richard at Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo. The couple made their home in West Fargo where they raised their son, Michael.
Donnie enjoyed a successful Sprint Car career and was an avid fisherman. He brought his friends and family joy with his sense of humor and pranks. Donnie’s sons were the light of his life and their favorite pastime was going to the dirt track races together.
He is survived by his son, Michael; siblings, Doug (Cher) Spieker, Derald Spieker, Debra (Kim) Kinslow, Denise (Richard) Eskildsen, and Diane (Michael) Rix; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Matthew; stepfather, Karl Mattson; sister-in-law, Georgia Spieker; and nephews, Scott Spieker and Jason Eskildsen.