JANESVILLE - Spencer Mack Twining, age 21, died on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, as the result of a motorcycle accident in Waukesha County. Spencer was born on Aug. 23, 1995, to Donna and John Twining.
Spencer graduated from Janesville Parker High School in 2013, where he was a member of the Societe Honoraire de Francais and the Parker High School Band and swim team. He was currently a senior at UW-Whitewater where he majored in physics with an emphasis in engineering and a minor in mathematics. He was a recipient of the iCORPS Internship Grant and was an iCORPS Kaleidoscope Award finalist. He was a member of the Physics Club, and was a three year member of the Warhawk swim team, earning numerous honors and recognitions, and was a member of the Physics Club. He was looking forward to graduating in December.
Spencer is survived by his parents, Donna, and John (Kim Janes) of Janesville; his brothers, Charles (Miranda) of Bremerton, Wash., and Nolan of Janesville; his maternal grandparents, Donald and Carol Mack of Sauk City; and his paternal grandparents, John and Janet Twining of West Salem. Spencer is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins in Wisconsin, Illinois, Maine, and Virginia.
A celebration of life for Spencer was held on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at the Williams Center on the UW-Whitewater campus. The family has set up the Spencer Twining Memorial Fund at youcaring.com where donations will be used to honor Spencer through a scholarship fund and donations to causes that Spencer cared about.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial gift to the Spencer Twining Memorial Fund through the UW-Whitewater Foundation at 800 W. Main St., Whitewater, WI 53190. At the family's behest, contributions made in Spencer's honor will be used to honor Spencer through scholarships and causes he cared about.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call (262) 542-6609 or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.