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Subject: Klein Sam Obit
Date: 27 Aug 2006 15:21:46 -0600

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Las Cruces Sun News
3 Feb 1953

Funeral services for former Mayor San Klein, who died suddenly Tues. morning with Rabbi Joseph M. Roth & Floyd Fierman of the El Paso Synagogue will officiate. Burial in Masonic cemetery.
Mayor Klein, whose several terms in office as mayor of Las Cruces, led to a great many civic improvements, had suffered a heart disorder several weeks prior to his death. Poor health caused him to decline to run for re-election in the Jan. 12 balloting.
He was the owner of the Las Cruces Furniture Store in Las Cruces & had long been active in city, county & state political affairs. He came to Las Cruces in 1926 from Douglas, AZ where he was engaged in businese.
Mayor Klein was a Past Master in the Masonic Lodge. He was also a member of the Las Cruces Lodge of BPOE.Active pallbearers for the funeral services today are: Ed Krohn, Judge Morris Galatzan, Morris Bernard, Pat McClerhon, Ray Howell & Mike Apodaca.
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