J. Frank Cordova, Jr., 77, passed away Feb. 20, 2013. Frank was born June 28, 1935, in Walsenburg, Colo. Preceded in death by parents, J. Frank and Olinda Cordova; in-laws, Faustino and Euphelia Reyes; brother-in-law, Robert Chavez; and nephew, Robbie Chavez. Survived by his wife of 49 years, Berta; daughter, Anamarie Tienda; son, Matt (Gina) Cordova; grandchildren, Donnie Tienda, Olivia Cordova, Vanessa and Bobby Lucero; siblings, Barbara Gomez, Anita Cordova, Mattie Ann Webster, Francisca Salazar and Greg Burch; siblings-in-law, Bernie Chavez, Veronica Reyes, Charles (Theresa) Reyes; and numerous family and friends. Frank enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after graduating high school and later became a Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor. He was the owner of Am-Cor Engineers for many years and worked for multiple firms in Pueblo, Denver, and California. Frank was appointed to serve on the Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and the National Council of Examiners for Engineers from 1981-1989. Frank enjoyed playing pool, fly fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. Recitation of the rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, Memorial Mass, 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, both services at Holy Family Parish, 2827 Lakeview Ave. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends and family at the parish hall following inurnment. The family would like to thank Dr. Harry Keefe and the nursing staff of University Park Care Center for their care and support. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. It was a shock to hear of J Frank’s passing.
    Our deepest sympathy to children and Berta. He was a friend before he was a business partner. His life affected all around him as he accomplished much in his career. I am deeply sorry for your loss and we will all miss his laughter.

    Phil Gallegos

  2. Very sorry for you loss Matt. He served our profession with dignity. I will keep him in my prayers with fond memories of a life well lived.
    Bob Green

  3. Dearest Berta, I was so sorry to hear about Frank. Please know others are praying for you at this difficult time. Those we love are never really lost to us, as they live on in our hearts forever. We are all soon reunited in God’s kingdom, when all tears are turned to joy. I am thinking of you and all of your family at this difficult time.

  4. To a great Brother-in-Law… Semper Fi Marine…I know you will be standing guard with your Father at the gates of heaven…and with our fellow Marines who have gone before us,,,God Bless…Ernest Pino…

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