Francisco Antonio "Frank" Vialpando, 87, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, and formerly of Colorado, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the family residence.
Frank was born in Chama, Co. and he was the son of the late Estella Sanchez Vialpando and Moises Vialpando. His granddaughter, Christina Vialpando; his daughter-in-law, Sandra Vialpando; his son-in-law, Gary Crandel; and his sister, Viola Sisneros, also preceded him in death.
Frank was a cement mason most of his life. He loved working on houses and helping the church when it was needed. He was a sports fan and he love to follow the Denver Broncos, Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Cubs. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was known for his hospitality and he served by feeding the homeless. Frank was a longtime member of the Church of God where he was very active in service.
Survivors include his wife, Anita Vialpando, Cleveland; daughters, Amy Crandel, Pueblo, Colorado, and Kathy Dumont, (Craig) Cleveland; sons, Frank Vialpando, Jr. (Shirley), Pueblo, Colorado, Calvin Vialpando, Thornton, Colorado; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Elva Martinez, Thornton, Colorado, Anna Sena, Littleton, Colorado; brothers, Alfred Vialpando (Christine), Aurora, Colorado, Moises Vialpando Jr., Commerce City, Colorado, Wilford Gallegos (Pat), Cheyenne, Wyoming; and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life Memorial Service will be conducted at a later time.
The Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel has charge of the arrangements.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Vialpando family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com