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Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery

10201 Grant St, Thornton, CO

OBITUARY

Frank "Sunny-Boy" Ornelas Jr.

June 30, 1967October 7, 2019

Fond memories of Frank and expressions of sympathy for his family may be shared using the guest book link below.

Frank "Sunnyboy XIV" Ornelas Jr. Passed away on October 7th, 2019 at home in the town of Lafayette. A celebration of his life will be held at Olinger's Funeral Home on 104th and Grant, in Thornton Colorado on October 17th, 2019at 1:00PM. Tony Perez will be officiating the service.

Sunny was Born in Boulder, Colorado to Josephine Ornelas on June 30th, 1967 and spent his time Northern California and Lafayette, Colorado. He married the love of his life, Melanie Ornelas on August 22nd, 2009. And they were married for ten happy years.

Sunny loved his dogs: Chico, Baby, Alice and Henry. Along with Classic Cars, Oldies music, fixing cars, building anything and most of all; he loved spending time with and teaching his grandchildren as well as teaching anyone who was willing to listen.

He was smart, brutally honest, hard-working, loyal to those whom he loved, and his beliefs.

Sunny is preceded in Death by his mother, Josephine Ornelas. His sister Antonia Allen. His nephew, Julian Crespin, all his grandparents, along with numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Sunny is survived by his wife Melanie Ornelas. His children, Robert and Frank Ornelas, along with TaNeisha Zamora (Ornelas). His brother Sam "Beanie" Crespin. His grandchildren: Isaiah Ornelas, Nathaniel Guerrero, Roman Valasquez, Micah Guerrero, Alanna Ornelas. Along with his nephews: Steven Allen, Marcus Allen, and Malakai Allen. And his nieces: Destiny Escobar, Milliana Mohebi and many, many more.

Services

17 October

Memorial Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery

10201 Grant St
Thornton, CO 80229

17 October

Reception

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery

10201 Grant St
Thornton, CO 80229

Memories

Frank "Sunny-Boy" Ornelas Jr.

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Base Ornelas

October 16, 2019

My dad was a amazing man I didn’t get enough time w him as it was but I will always remember the great times I did get to have w him.i love u pops hope u rest easy and keep a eye on us

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