CASA BLANCA — Merlin Dale Pablo, 18, of Casa Blanca died on April 17, 2010 at Chandler Regional Medical Center.
The wake will be from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday at Lighthouse Church. The Rev. Milton Nelson will officiate. Rosary will be recited at 6 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Catholic Mission in Cuckelbur, Tohono O’odham Nation. Burial will be in Cuckelbur Cemetery.
Mr. Pablo was born on Aug. 8, 1991 in Phoenix. He was a student. He enjoyed being a father to his children. His hobby was pencil drawing names and using colored markers. He liked hanging out with his friends and was devoted to his mother.
Survivors include his mother, Laverne Patrick of Bapchule; a daughter, Nissia Kyyitan; a son, Randall Kyyitan; six brothers, Olen Joaquin, Narin and Terrell Pablo, Sean and Mychal Patrick and Taylor Pablo; three sisters, Teri and Reanna Pablo and Keisha Patrick; his stepfather, Marlon Patrick; and grandparents, William and Linda Joaquin, Mildred and Mitchell Pablo, the Rev. Milton and Rozella Nelson and Stella Patrick. He was preceded in death by his father, Terry Pablo.
J. Warren Funeral Services, Cole & Maud The Gardens Chapel is in charge of arrangements.