Frank “Bucky” Arebalo: July 14, 1957 – April 18, 2013 (updated version)
Frank ArebaloFrank “Bucky” Arebalo, Wellington, died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington at the age of 55.Frank was born the son of Nancy (Jimenez) and Frank N. Arebalo on Sunday, July 14, 1957 in Wellington.He graduated from Wellington High School and then joined the United States Navy. Bucky was a hard worker and spent many years as a brick mason doing construction.On May 7, 1997, Frank and Beverly “Jeannie” Wright were united in marriage in Wellington. Together they celebrated 6 years of marriage before her death in 2003. Along with his wife, Bucky is preceded in death by his parents.Survivors include his son, Gabriel Arebalo of Wellington; sister, Rachel Jauregui and her husband Bernie; niece, Alyssa Jauregi all of Wichita along with a large extended family.Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2013.Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at St. Anthony / St. Rose Catholic Church at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2013.Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony / St. Rose Catholic Church, Wellington.Interment will follow in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Wellington.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Gabriel Arebalo Education Fund, c/o Security State Bank, Wellington. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.For further information or to leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangments are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.