Deana Marie Frolic (January 19, 1978 – March 12, 2019)


Deana Marie Frolic born January 19, 1978, passed away peacefully in Las Vegas, Nevada surrounded by her family and friends after a courageous 17 month battle with cancer.  She was a charismatic person who spread her light on this world until her very last day, March 12, 2019.  Deana was born and raised in Rock Springs, WY. She graduated from Rock Springs High School in 1996 and immediately started college at Western Wyoming Community College where she graduated with an associate of science degree in 1999.  She moved to Las Vegas to continue her education and earned her degree in Kinesiology from UNLV in 2006. She continued to live in Las Vegas and worked at various places inside the Hard Rock Hotel and at the Wynn in the culinary department until her death.

Throughout her life and through her sickness she changed every single person she met. Even when she was the most sick she still had a wink or a wave to anyone who came in, from doctors to housekeepers, regardless of her pain or discomfort.  Deana made many lifelong friends during her school and working years who have remained by her side.  She was a pillar of strength and courage her entire life.  She is and will be deeply missed by the many lives that she lit up.

Deana is survived by her parents Dean and Sherrie Frolic, Peggy and Mike Gunyan,  siblings Heather Frolic, Heather and Jason Lee, Nate and Carrie Frolic, Saisha and Joe Montoya, Jackie and Mike Jensen. Companion Brynt Craig and his children Jordyn and Jacob. Nieces and Nephews: Sheena Cadena, Brendon (Amanda) Souther, Dylan (Vickie) Souther, Brittany Cadena, Kendra Cadena, Braydon Frolic, Kelcee Smith, Kylee Smith, Ashlie Frolic, Akira Lee, Savannah Montoya, River Lee, Emilee Jensen, Gene Montoya, and Dean Jensen.  Several aunts, uncles, cousins, great-nephews and nieces and many loyal friends.

She was welcomed into heaven by her Grandparents Lila and Stanley Frolich, Erma and Lloyd Kunz, Jerry and Edna Wyatt.

A memorial service for Deana will be held in Las Vegas at 2:00 pm.on March 23rd, 2019  at 1034 Chaplet Court, Henderson NV 89074. Deana’s cousin, Jason Heward will perform her funeral services to be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Rock Springs Evangelical Free Church (behind Arby’s), 125 Firestone Road, Rock Springs. Inurnment will follow at the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, North of RS where she will be laid to rest next to her Grandparents Lila and Stan Frolich.

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