Dave Franco Ontiveros, age 82, of San Tan Valley passed away on March 4, 2017 in Gilbert, Arizona.
He was born in Globe, Arizona on Aug. 18, 1934, the son of Fermin and Bessie (Franco) Ontiveros.
He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather.
He worked as a mining surveyor for Magma Copper and enjoyed going hunting.
He served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dora M. Ontiveros, on June 20, 2014.
Dave is survived by his three children, Suzanne Ontiveros, Angela Romero and David Ontiveros; his two sisters, Barbara Ontiveros and Sara Ontiveros (Tim); six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Burial of ashes with a graveside service will be held on March 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Globe Cemetery.