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of Los San Francisco lost Wealthy Retired Farmer Victim Oi Heart Attack Fay Sperry, wealthy retired farmer who, since 1936- has lived in the country club dis- ! trict, is dead, today, the victim of a sudden heart attack. Ho died about midnight of Easier Sunday. I'lllKTUl \V('(IIH'MlBJ 1 Tuncra: services will be hold al .'! p. ni. Wednesday in SI. Andrew's Episcopal church Vicar Oorge Wood will preach Ihe funeral sermon. The boil;- will l)e sent lo Des ! iMoim-s, l,i., where it will be bin- ' led in n nmiisolonin. following a | .simple pruyer. Mrs. Slurry will accompany the ho, y lo Dtp Molnes, along with nephew, Charles Brockclt, who Ls \ expected hi i e tomorrow lo attend tin- Las Cruces services. Here 3(1 Ye-in* Mr. Spi-uy was born nt Bryan, Ohio, A p i i . 8, 1878; he lived De.s Molnei-, la., most of his life, j comlnR lo Dona Ana county In ! 1900. He lived m Lns Cruces j yt'iu'K. assisting In organizing the First N a i i o n u l bank; he always inli'i'eslcd in civic mnlters, and was rjnu cf the sponsors of tho Downtown Aggies, of which he was preaidenl for two yeurs. Ho wn.s also a member of the Miisonk 1 lodge, of the K nig his Templar, and of the Now Mexico Shrine. Retired In 11136 HP movi d to Berlno, where he held large farm inicre.ita, but re- for tlred in 1036, coming to Lus Cru- oea, where he built the Impressive tffltlve -"PiTtn^ 'rYiSsrmry reShto'hrc just easl of town. He had been In 111 h e a l t h f annul ten years, hut 1L wu s only , during the- past three 'nontliH thai i his condition hecnnic Kcrlous, i He was one of Ihc most success- fill fnrrrifrs t h i s vnlh-y has ever ; seen, and his principal crop wn.s: collon. C P

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  1. Las Cruces Sun-News,
  2. 06 Apr 1942, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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