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Frank Luis Reyes


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Frank Luis Reyes

Frank Luis Reyes, 80, Green River, passed away Dec. 21, 2016 following a lengthy battle with cancer. He died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. He was a resident of Green River for the past 66 years and the former resident of San Antonio, Texas.

He was born July 27, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Francisco Reyes Ramone and Olivia Hanlon.

Reyes attended the San Antonio Catholic Schools. 

He married Gloria Medina in Green River, Feb. 11, 1956, they were married for sixty years. 

He was the owner operator of Frank's Standard Gas Station for 30 and retired in 1990.  He also worked for the Union Pacific Railroad and also helped build the Flaming Gorge Dam. He helped to dig the first mine shaft at Stauffer Chemical.

His interests were spending time with his family, working on cars, fishing, hunting and riding horses. 

Survivors include his wife Gloria Reyes of Green River; three daughters, Diane Ashley and husband Jerry, Fran Gregory and husband Darren and Yolanda Flores and husband John, all of Green River; two sisters, Yolanda Garza and Jane Flores, both of San Antonio, Texas; eight grandchildren, Chad Ashley and wife Stephanie, Amber Mann and husband Jarod, Candace Wuolle and husband Austin, Clarissa Gregory and  fiancé Trevor Roosa, Ruben Flores, Johanna Lucero, Kari Leininger, Jessica Flores; great-grandchildren Julian Ashley, Oliver Ashley, Lane Mann, Taylor Flores, Kade Flores, Manuel Lucero, Isabel Leininger, Jon Ty Leininger, Marissa Brauberger, Lilian Brauberger, and R.J. Brauberger; several cousins nieces and nephews also survive. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Cindy Reyes and brother Joe Reyes. 

A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Wednesday morning.

The family of Frank Luis Reyes respectfully suggests that donations in his memory be made to Hospice of Sweetwater County.

Condolences may be left at Vase Funeral Home.


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