Luis Manuel Legaspi

Oct 8, 1923 - Jul 22, 2013

Luis Manuel Legaspi went home to meet the lord on Sunday July, 22, 2013, in San Diego.
He was born on October 8th, 1923 to Margarita Ronstandt and Manuel Legaspi. He was the oldest son in his family.
He is survived by the love of his life Nellie Legaspi whom he married May 29th, 1949. He was a wonderful and loving father, grandfather and brother. His children Beatriz Akins, Luis Legaspi, Rosana Legaspi and Aidan Luis Legaspi will forever miss him.
He was intelligent, kind and generous man with all who encountered him. He lovingly accepted many extended family members to live at his home over the many decades when his help was needed.
He was a dedicated public servant as well. In the 1970's he served the people of Calexico as city councilman and mayor. In the 1980's he served as county supervisor for district 1 in Imperial Valley until his retirement in 1991.
He was an excellent husband, father, public servant and man of the people. He will be missed.
The services will take place Thursday August 1st at Hems Mortuary in Calexico at 6pm. There will be a memorial mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Saturday August 3rd at 9:30am in Calexico.

Funeral Home

Hems Brothers Mortuary
1820 N Imperial Ave Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 357-3757

Published in Imperial Valley Press Online on July 31, 2013