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Raymond R. Sparby

Raymond R. Sparby

April 18, 1944 - June 4, 2006

MONTEVIDEO -- Raymond Richard Sparby, 62, of Montevideo died Sunday at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

The service will at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Montevideo and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

He was born April 18, 1944, in Britton, S.D., to Grant and Virginia (Haywood) Sparby. He graduated from the Waubay High School in Waubay, S.D. He served in the U.S. Air Force until 1963 and later moved to Montevideo.

He was a member of the Eagles Club.

He is survived by his mother of Montevideo; two brothers: Kenneth (and Jill) Sparby of Hutchinson, Danny (and Vicki) Sparby of Jacksonville, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father in April and one sister.