Ray Albert Sprong
March, 1906 - 25 September, 1966
From The Idaho Free-Press,
29 September, 1966
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Note - Obituary is a little confusing in
married and his wife died, but then also mentions
that his wife survives him.
NAMPA Ė Requiem High Mass for Ray A. Sprong, 60, Nampa Route
3, who died Sunday at a Nampa hospital, will be celebrated at
10 a.m. Friday at St. Paulís Catholic Church by Fr. Paul J.
Flynn, S.M. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary.
Rosary devotions will be recited today at 8 p.m. at
Mr. Sprong was born March 1, 1906, at Brammer, Mo. He
moved to Nampa as a small boy and attended schools here. He
married Rosemary Goldsmith on May 1, 1940, and had lived here
since and worked as a carman at the Pacific Fruit Express
He was a member of St. Paulís Catholic Church.
Survivors are his wife, Rosemary, Nampa; a daughter, Mrs.
Mary Halsey, Pico Riviera, Calif.; a son, Dennis, Nampa; and a
sister, Mrs. Goldie Myers, Deep Water, Mo.
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Location for Ray Sprong is
at number 36.
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