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Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350, each of the undersigned hereby certifies in his capacity as an officer of Spartan Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) that the Annual Report of the Company on Form 10-K for the accounting period ended March 30, 2013 fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and that information contained in such report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition of the Company at the end of such period and the results of operations of the Company for such period.

This Certificate is given pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350 and for no other purpose.


Dated: May 23, 2013   /S/    DENNIS EIDSON

Dennis Eidson

President and Chief Executive Officer

(Principal Executive Officer)

Dated: May 23, 2013   /S/    DAVID M. STAPLES

David M. Staples

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

(Principal Financial Officer)

A signed original of this written statement has been provided to Spartan Stores, Inc. and will be retained by Spartan Stores, Inc. and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.