Frank Shenale

November 13, 1945 ~ February 11, 2020 (age 74)


Frank Shenale, age 74, beloved father and grandfather, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020.  Frank was lifelong resident of ToHajiilee, NM, where he was involved  in the community as a member of the parent advisory committee with the ToHajiilee School. Some of Frank's interests and hobbies include: being a community philosopher, strategist, counselor, and loved addressing community members at chapter meetings.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Piaso Secatero; three sons, Frankie Shenale, Kullandi Kullick, and Warren Shenale.

Frank is survived by his loving children, Shane Shenale, Mateo Shenale, Vidale Platero, Eve Shenale, and Eileen Shenale; nine precious grandchildren;  the mother of his children, Lena Roanhorse; and many other relatives and friends.  Frank will be greatly missed by his loving family and by those whose lives he touched.

Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Jesus Church in ToHajiilee, NM, with Lester Secatero officiating.  Interment will follow at the ToHajiilee Community Cemetery.  Casket Bearers will be Mateo Shenale, Vidale Platero, Iziah Shenale, Matthew Gould, Andrew Romero, and Jemerson Gould.  Honorary Bearers will be Frankie Gould, Shane Shenale, Bronson Piaso, Billson Piaso, Johnny Piaso and Bobby Piaso.

Frank's care is entrusted to: 

Daniels Family Funeral Services
Alameda Mortuary
9420 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505)  898-3160

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Funeral Service
February 20, 2020

10:30 AM
The Jesus Church
Navajo Reservation
Tohajiilee, NM 87026

February 20, 2020

11:45 AM
Tohajiilee Cemetery

, NM

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