Dayton Anthony 'Butch' Frazzin, 56, passed away Jan 11, 2011. Survived by his loving wife, Aladee Lee Cooper; sisters, Diane C. (Jimmie) Porter, Sharon (John) DeClements and Sophie (Jim) Peck; and brother, Patrick (Noreen) Willett. He is also survived by his stepchildren of 16 years, Jessica Martinez, Ian Cooper, Graham (Rosie) Cooper and Aaron Cooper; eight step-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Butch was born Jan 4, 1955, in Pueblo, Colo., to Dayton and Mary Frazzin. He was a member of B.P.O. Elks #90, where he worked as a bartender and manager. He also belonged to Eagles Lodge # 145. Butch will be greatly missed by his loving family and many friends. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. The family thanks the Beulah EMT for their efforts. A celebration of his life, 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at the B.P.O. Elks #90 Lodge, 426 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, with Chaplain Karen Akin officiating. Memorials may be made the Elks Lodge Scholarship Fund or Beulah EMT through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. I was so shocked and saddened when I saw that Butch had passed. I was friends with him in 1975 through ’77 when I graduated and moved. He drove a bunch of us around (mostly to the Sunset) and we always had a good time. He was such a good guy and so funny! He will be missed. I am glad to know he had a loving family here, now he will be in a better place, waiting for the rest of his friends to join him.

  2. Dear Aladee & Family,On behalf of my family & I wish to express our deepest condolences. Butch has a special place in my heart. Butch was my Dad’s favorite bartender. As a boy Dad would take me to the Lodge for Father & son night or just a soda when he wanted to have a chat. No matter how good or bad the talking to I got from my Dad was. Butch always had a candy bar, a cold pop & most importantly a smile for me. That continued after I grew up however kid treats were replaced with Scotch & popcorn. Butch was there for me when I became an Elk, I had recently lost my Dad & having someone around who remembered him helped me through the loss. Through his encouragement I became an officer at #90. I can never repay him for the countless times he took care of all the details behind the scenes & was always there to talk to at my best & my worst to reassure me with a smile & a cold drink! I’m very happy that my kids got to know Butch. They got to know the same kind smile & laugh of a great man.

  3. Dear Aladee and Family, I just wanted to say how sorry I am to here of Butch passing. He was such a kind and careing person, I first was introduced to him around 1975 when I used to go to veteran’s Tavern! He was such a nice guy, and when he got hired at the elk’s he was a part of everyones lives. If there is any thing you need help with, please feel free to call or write. dallas1955@earthlink.net

  4. Dear Aladee and family: I am so sorry to hear about Butch’s passing. I was club manager of the Elks #90 in 1979 thru 1981 and first hired Butch as a part-time bartender. We became good friends and rented a house together. He also was a groomsman in my wedding in 1982. Over the years we always laughed about him still working at the Elks. I am glad I got to visit with him recently. Butch touched many lives and will be dearly missed by all who had the privelage to know him. God bless you and yours. John D. Plutt

  5. Aladee and family,
    We are so very sad and sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you. We always enjoyed visiting with Butch.
    Thinking of you a lot.
    Don & Sandie

  6. I knew Butch when we were in high school. He was dating one of my friends. He was such a great guy!! He would always give us rides to and from school in his souped up black and white Volkswagen beetle. You could hear that car from a mile away and would always know that Butch was in the neighborhhod. We lost touch after we graduated but I will always remember the good times we all had. To his family-I am sincerly sorry for your loss and hope that Butch is in a better place.

  7. ALADEE, and family: our prayers and thoughts are with you at this very hard time. If there is anything we can do for you, please don’t hesitate. Hugs and kises.

    tom and carol

  8. So sorry for your loss. I met Butch years ago when he was bestfriends with my ex-husband, Rory. One of my memories of Butch was when he came by our house next door on Carteret. My daughter was a small girl and she yelled out to Rory when Butch was at the door, “Dad, Bitch is here”. We all laughed at that for a long time. Mostly I remember that his family and pets were so very important to him. He was so worried one day when his dog, Lady??, was lost in the mtns. He was just sick with worry. He went looking for her and was overjoyed when he did find her. He shared his love of the mtns. with his new wife and kids, and was very happy that he had a new family. That’s how I’ll always remember Butch. His love of family, animals, and the mountains. God Bless you all. Rest in Peace, Butch. JoAnna Romero Vigil.

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