Eleazar "Ellie" Zavala Flamme
84, passed away on November 8, 2017. Born March 31, 1933 in Williams, AZ later moving to Flagstaff where she lived for the next 60 years. After high school, joined the Navy was certified as a Dental Assistant, and worked in the Maternity Ward. Ellie met her beloved husband, Bob at a diner in Flagstaff, and married at the end of 1954. She had three children within 27 months, and then waited 13 years to have one more. She spent her Golden years in Sunny Tucson enjoying the warmth. Ellie had tremendous love for her family, she inspired and motivated her children. She was extremely close to her extended family as well. Ellie had a great sense of humor and brilliant wit. She loved to cook and spend time with friends and family, while not a traveler she touched many many hearts. Ellie will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Survived by siblings Carmen Reyes, Jessie Valdez, Rita Valdez; children: Robert Flamme, Theresa Koubeck, Julie Flamme, Cecilia Flamme; grandchildren: Regina Alamaraz, David Almaraz, Christopher Almaraz, Adam Almaraz, Jonathan Flamme; great grandchildren: Liliana, Jackson, Emilo & Sawyer; and many nieces & nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents: Jesus Valdez and Eduvigis B. Valdez, husband Robert George Flamme, and siblings: Manuel Baca, Joe Baca, Rachel Castro, Marshall Valdez, and Romelia Aniceto.
Viewing: Friday, Nov 17, 2017 4pm - 7pm, 5:30pm Rosary
Phoenix Funeral, 1327 E McDowell Road 85006
Service: Saturday, Nov 18, 2017, 8:30am
Mass Sacred Heart Church, 1421 S 12th St, Phoenix 85034