Frank Federico Rabago Sr.

Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Frank Federico Rabago Sr.

  Frank Federico Rabago Sr., a 92-year native Arizonan, went home to the Lord on Nov. 21, 2019.  He was born in Superior, Arizona on Feb. 17, 1927 to Delores Haro Rabago and Leonor Federico Rabago.

  Frank Sr. was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy Seabees and the U.S. Army.  He also worked as an underground miner at Magma Copper Company in Superior for nearly 40 years.

  He was married to his beloved wife, Dora Ramirez Rabago, for 60 years and they lived on the corner of Pinal and Empalme in Superior.  They raised five children: Marcella (Carlos) Solis, Frank Jr. (Pam), Mark (Dee), Cecilia (Clyde) Elmer, David (Melissa), and nephew Louie (Evvy).  

  Frank is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dora, daughter Cecilia “Gigi”, and grandchildren Thomas, Alicia and Jillian.

  Frank and Dora are survived by a very large family including 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous relatives and friends.

  He had a great love of family, especially children and babies.  Frank also had a great love for the beautiful Arizona desert, hunting, baseball, cookouts and beer, especially out in the hills.  Frank was known affectionately by many as “Nino Frank”.  He was loved and will be dearly missed.

  “Soy del Desierto.  Soy Indio Yaqui-Mayo”

  Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Superior. Visitation is at 9 a.m. Rosary is at 9:30 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment follows at Fairview Cemetery.

Staff (5374 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Frank O. Lopez Jr. ‘Pancho’

    May 21st, 2020
    by

      Frank O. Lopez Jr. “Pancho” passed away peacefully at home at the age of 67 on April 23, 2020. […]


    Paul James Kay

    May 21st, 2020
    by

      Paul James Kay, 49, passed on April 23, 2020, in Florence due to unknown causes. He was born in […]


    Joe D. Duarte

    May 21st, 2020
    by

      Joe Daniel Duarte of Tempe, Arizona, 92, passed on to his eternal reward on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in […]


    Roy Dean Amos

    May 21st, 2020
    by

    Roy Dean Amos, 68, of Kearny passed away peacefully early Monday morning May 11, 2020.   Roy was born June […]


  • Additional Stories

    Elsa Celis Real

    May 12th, 2020
    by

      Elsa Celis Real, 89, passed away May 5, 2020 at Lund Home Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert, Arizona. […]


    Peggy Clement

    May 12th, 2020
    by

      Peggy Clement, 80, went to be with the Lord on April 6, 2020.  She was the widow of Edward […]


    Ruby Chavez Alderete

    May 12th, 2020
    by

      Ruby Chavez Alderete, 69, loving mother and daughter, went to be with our Lord and Savior, Wednesday, March 25, […]


    Rex Gennicks

    May 12th, 2020
    by

      Heaven gained an amazing angel on Monday, May 4, 2020 in Scottsdale, AZ. Rex Gennicks was born April 26, […]


  • Copperarea

  • Southeast Valley Ledger