Frank Fortado

September 22, 1928 - September 27, 2017

Frank Fortado, 89, passed away peacefully September 27, 2017 at his home in Prineville, Oregon. He was born September 22, 1928 in Hollister, California to Frank and Rose Fortado.

Frank was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa who enjoyed all aspects of ranching, raising cattle, making hay, and farming. He enjoyed going camping, boating, towing the grandkids in the water and towing them behind the pickup in the snow. He enjoyed driving his Jeep in the mountains with family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting and reminiscing about the days they went scouting and planning where to hunt.

Frank is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lorraine Fortado; son, John Fortado and his wife, Jeanne of Philomath, Ore.; grandchildren, Ronald John Fortado Jr. of Medford, Ore, Dustin Fortado and his wife, Marissa of Central Point, Ore., Savannah Fortado of Philomath, Ore., Joli Hobbs of Butte Falls, Ore., and Sierra Fortado of Philomath, Ore. he was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Rose Fortado; brother, Jim; and sisters, Gerry, Babe, and Chew.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017 at Juniper Haven Cemetery, 1555 N. Main St., Prineville, OR. Arrangements in care of Prineville Funeral Home “Heritage Chapel,” Prineville.

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