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Frank Prothero Jr.

Frank Prothero Jr.

A private family graveside cremation burial will be conducted for Frank Winn Prothero Jr. of Sacramento at Sutter Cemetery, 7200 Butte Ave., in Sutter.

Mr. Prothero died Tuesday, Feb. 4, at a Grass Valley Convalescent Hospital. He was 56.

He was born on July 29, 1945, in Sacramento, to Frank Winn Prothero Sr. and Hazel Louise Prothero. He was raised and attended school in the Sacramento area. He worked as a general laborer, in sales and as a stock clerk. He had been a resident of Nevada County and enjoyed the outdoors, bicycling, yardwork, visiting with friends, and making people laugh.

He is survived by his brother, Donald Prothero, of Las Vegas, Nev., and another brother, of Manteca, name unknown; sisters Susan Baker of Seattle, Wash., and Pam Prothero of Indiana; daughters Tina Prothero and Donise Weyeneth, both of Sacramento, and Deborah Hildebrand, Crystal Prothero and Charlotte Prothero, all of Citrus Heights; stepchildren Bruce and Laretta Yorkis, both of Sacramento; grandchildren Francisco Sr., Ernesto, Fernando, Justin, Bryce, Brent, Blake, Brandon, Derrick, Catherine, Moriah, Austin, Cherylynn and Brittany; and great-grandchildren Annalise, Theresa and Francisco Jr.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Louise Prothero, in 2000; father Frank Prothero Sr.; and sister Patty Graybill.

Memorial contributions may be made to Loaves and Fishes of Sacramento.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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