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Passed to the Grand Lodge Above

Departed from this life at his home in Sun City West, Maricopa County, Arizona on 20 February 2018 in the 80th year of his life. As it has been the will of our divine Father to remove from our earthly midst our beloved father and though we deeply realize the loss of one so dear, we should submit to Him to doeth all things well. Though we are left in sorrow here to mourn his untimely death, we have the blessed assurance of his eternal gain.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert Lytell and Mina Mae (Cowsert) Frayser; three sisters, Norma Jean, Shirley Ann, and Patricia Lee; and one brother, Gary.
Gilbert was born on 31 March 1937 in Rosiclare, Hardin County, Illinois. The Frayser family stayed in Rosiclare until 1942 when the family moved to Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado.
Gilbert graduated from Salida High School in 1955, and on 13 June 1956, he joined the United States Air Force. He met his future wife (Connie) in Albuquerque, New Mexico and on 10 February 1961, they were united in marriage. He was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force on 12 June 1962.
He then began a brief career in construction and later made his life in Mining. After more than 30 years, he retired from the mining industry as a superintendent of maintenance.
He was a fifty year Master Mason of Salem Lodge #225 A.F. & A.M. and also a member of the Scottish Rite.
He is survived by his wife, Connie; three sons, Clayton (Fiona), Robert (Denell) and Preston (Lauri); ten grandchildren; Brian, Kaitlyn (Ali), Sharla, Gareth, Grant, Morgan, Cydney, JayCee, Tessa and Dustin. He is also survived by brother, Robert Wayne.
A memorial service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on 17 March 2018 at Camino Del Sol Funeral Chapel, Sun City West, Arizona.

We wish to thank our friends, neighbors and family for their kindness during the passing of our loved one.
The family of
Gilbert M. Frayser

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