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Francisco Alanso Samaniego (Frankie), 11, died of a tragic accident on December 8, 1994.

Frankie was born to Francisco and Ramona Cisneros Samaniego on June 15, 1983 at the Cottonwood Hospital in Murray, Utah.Frankie liked to play soccer and football. Frankie liked to draw, play pogs and loved to dance. Frankie loved to make people laugh; he was our "Little Comedian." He attended Horizon Elementary School and had many friends. He was very excited about singing in the choir. Frankie always took special time with handicapped children at school and made sure they had friends. Frankie was Colby's favorite uncle. Frankie's many relatives and friends came to the hospital to support him with their love.

He will be greatly missed by all.

Frankie is survived by his parents, Francisco and Ramona, Murray; brothers, Toby and Phillip; sister, Jessica; nephew, Colby; grandparents, Francisco and Iluminata Samaniego, Francisco (Rick) Cisneros, all Salt Lake City; Lucio and Andrea Estrada, West Valley City; great-grandmother, Augustina Gurule; his best friend and cousin, Carlos Samaniego; and also many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

We will all miss you, Frankie-you will always be in our hearts.

Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, December 13, 10 a.m., at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, 1375 East Spring Lane (5150 So.) Vigil service will be held Monday, 7:30 p.m. at the church, where friends may call Monday, 6-7:30 p.m. Committal, Murray City Cemetery, 5490 So. Vine Street. Funeral directors, Neil O'Donnell & Sons Mortuary.

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