|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1938|
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 2009|
Frank E. Chavez joined our Lord on Jan 9, 2009.
He was born on Dec. 18, 1938, in Garita, N.M. He received his early education at Garita, and graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1957.
Upon graduation he joined the Marines and served his country. He was honorably discharged. He began working for Burlington Northern in Northeastern Colorado, retiring after 40 years to return to Las Vegas, N.M., to be near his family.
Frank was an avid golfer, a sport he so dearly loved. He also enjoyed attending the local sport events.
He was a loving son, brother, and uncle.
He was preceded in death by his father, Guadalupe L. Chavez, brother: Orlando Chavez, and infant sister.
He is survived by his mother: Guadalupe O. Chavez; brothers: Larry Chavez (Delia) of Rio Rancho; Leroy Chavez (Cathy) of Cimarron, N.M.; George Chavez (Brenda) of Los Lunas, N.M.; Clarence Chavez (Geneva) of Rio Rancho; Norman Chavez of Las Vegas, N.M.; sisters: Connie Chavez of Las Vegas, N.M.; Irene Henderson (Pete) of El Cajon, Calif.; Patricia Ludi (Darwin) of Chula Vista, Calif.; also surviving are numerous nephews, nieces, uncles, and aunts.
Rosary services will be conducted this evening at 7 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas, N.M. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday at 9 at the Immaculate Conception Church with Father George V. Salazar as celebrant. Interment will follow at the St. Anthony's Cemetery with the following serving as casket bearers: his friend David Lopez, nephews: Larry Chavez Jr., Gary Chavez, Rolan Chavez, Holden Chavez, and Larry Chavez III. Serving as honorary bearers will be all of his McDonalds coffee buddies.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in his name to the: American Red Cross, in care of C. Chavez, 2109 Eighth St., Las Vegas, N.M. 87701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, N.M. 1-800-479-3511 0r 505-425-3511.
Saint Anthonys Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32888734