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Frank C. Anaya Sr.

December 3, 1930 ~ June 10, 2019 (age 88)

Obituary

Frank C. Anaya passed away at the age of 88, Monday, June 10, 2019 in Yuma, AZ surrounded by family. Frank was born on December 3, 1930 in Yuma, AZ to Jesus and Maria Anaya. Frank enlisted in the National Guard and worked at the Yuma Proving Grounds for 32 years. He married Elvira Gonzalez June 2, 1956 and together they raised 3 children; Frank Jr., Rosie and Belinda.

Frank was well known for being a comedian and the life of the party. He earned the nickname of 'Cookie Monster' for his sweet tooth during his time at the Yuma Proving Grounds.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Elvira, children; Frank (Peggy), Rosie (Paul), Belinda and 5 grandchildren; Jennifer (Chet), Reanna, Derek, Chelsea (Vicente) and Jonathan (Ellen). As well as, his sister Cecilia, brother John and many nieces & nephews.

Pall Bearers:  Frank Anaya Jr., Paul Clark, Chet Lamis, Humberto Borquez Jr., Derek Fike  Jonathan Anaya

Honorary Pall Bearers: Juan Anaya, Humberto Borquez, Rosie Clark, Belinda Anaya, Jennifer Lamis, Chelsea Corralejo

 

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Friday
June 14, 2019

7:00 AM
Yuma Mortuary
775 S 5th AVE
Yuma, AZ 85364

Visitation
Friday
June 14, 2019

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Yuma Mortuary
775 S 5th AVE
Yuma, AZ 85364

Funeral Mass
Saturday
June 15, 2019

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
505 S. AVE B
Yuma, Arizona 85364

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