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Michael K. Fletcher

July 18, 1941 ~ April 26, 2018 (age 76)


After a long battle with cancer Mike succumbed to complications of pneumonia April 26, 2018 at the Advanced Care Hospital in Las Cruces.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be Saturday May 5, 2018 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon at the First Baptist with Dr. Robert Hamilton, Pastor officiating.  Cremation has taken place at Baca’s Mimbres Crematory.

Mike was born July 18, 1941 in Hollywood, California to Marshall and Frances (Robinson) Fletcher.  He worked at U.S. Steel in Gary, Indiana for some time and later worked for the Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Indiana where he was a Program Analyst.  He retired from there in 1994 and he and his wife Sylvia travelled together for about 7 years and then made their home in Mexico where they resided for 8 years.  He came to Deming in October 2007 from Aguascalientes, Mexico and locally was a member of the First Baptist Church.  Mike was an artist and always had an interest in other cultures, learning different languages, and loved to help out and offer a hand to friends and neighbors when help was needed.  He has been referred to as having a “Servants Heart” by many who received assistance from him.

He is survived by his wife Sylvia Fletcher of Deming; daughters, Lisa Jacob and her husband John of Clayton, North Carolina, Wendy Honn and her husband Brad of Tampa, Florida; Son In Law Gordon McClure of Abilene, Kansas 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 1 on the way.  Mike was preceded in death by 1 daughter, Kristina McClure.   


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