June 26, 1936 – September 28, 2022
Francis Ralph Rojas, 86, of Ottumwa, died at 2:27 a.m. September 28, 2022 at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center.
Frank was born June 26, 1936 in Sisquoc, CA. He married Janice Lower in January of 1963 and they later divorced. He married Weltha Mohacsi on June 25, 1983.
A graduate of Santa Ynez High School, Frank had worked at block plants including EZ Crete in San Jose, CA and Air Vol Block on the central coast. After retirement, he moved to Iowa in 2001.
Frank was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved to dance and all sports, but was an avid Los Angeles Dodgers and later Chicago Cubs fan. Frank enjoyed walking with special friends at Indian Hills Community College and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving is his wife, Weltha; his children, Tom (Helen) Rojas of Sydney, Australia and Teresa (Brian) Titus of Oakdale, CA; step-children, Wendy Waters and Rocky (Rose) Mohacsi both of California; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great- grandchildren; sisters, Rita Lopez of Lompoc, CA and Joanne Hopkins of Santa Maria, CA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Henry Lopez; two step- children, Bonnetta Baker and Tony Mohacsi; and a sister, Carol Rincon.
Visitation with family present to greet friends will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, September 30th at Reece Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, October 1st at Reece Funeral Home. For those unable to attend, the service may be viewed on the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page. Cremation will follow the services.