Adam Tyler Spaetti, M.D., 43, of Solsberry, Ind., was a beloved son, brother, husband, father, doctor, church elder, and friend. He went to be with the Lord on November 14, 2020.
Adam was born June 1, 1977, in Evansville, Indiana to the late Joe Spaetti and Pat Spaetti. Adam graduated from Evansville North High School in 1995 and began studies at Indiana University as a Wells Scholar, serving as a house assistant to Herman B Wells. In his second semester at IU, Adam devoted his life to the Lord.
Adam graduated with degrees in chemistry and economics and earned a scholarship to the IU School of Medicine, graduating with honors in 2004. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis in 2007 and practiced Internal Medicine at IU Health (formerly Premier Health) in Bloomington from 2007 until his death.
Adam and Cynthia Dawn (Waggener) Spaetti married on January 2, 1999, and have six children: Cynthia Grace, Samuel Justice, Mary Eleanor, Olivia Mercy, Jedidiah Adam, and Abraham Luke.
Adam’s greatest joys were his family, tending the sick, and serving as an elder of Trinity Reformed Church in Bloomington. Adam, Dawn, and their children served several weeks on medical mission to Kapsowar Hospital in Kenya. Adam had previously served as a medical missionary in Gabon. Adam was also a founder and board moderator of Cedars Christian School for over a decade.
Through hard work and with love and Christian compassion, Adam served the medical needs of many patients and the community. In addition to a full-time medical practice, Adam served as Public Health Officer for Owen County and was medical director for several nursing homes and Southern Care Hospice.
Surviving Adam are his mother Pat, sister Gretchen (Ryan Fisher), aunt Phyllis Spaetti, uncle Tom Spaetti, uncle Charles Spaetti, and Adam’s wife and children.
Visitation will be held from 3-8 PM on Tuesday, November 17th at Trinity Reformed Church (2401 S Endwright Rd, Bloomington, Indiana).
The funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 18th at Lifeway Baptist Church (7821 W St Rd 46, Ellettsville, Indiana) and the committal service will follow at the Trinity Reformed Church Graveyard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Cedars Christian School.