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Col. Alfred Fanning Jr., US Army (Ret)

Col. Alfred Fanning Jr., US Army (Ret)

  • November 9, 1928 - April 29, 2012
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico

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“I worked with Al on many occasions and always found him to be a competent officer and a gentleman. I wish I could attend his services but I am...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Mike Flattley, COL, USA (ret) - NM

“Al, thank you for your service for those many years on behalf of our Country. What a nice man that will be truly missed! I know you shall be...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Nancy Mead - Albuquerque, NM

“Rest in Peace Fellow Warrior and Officer. COL Fanning was our Training officer in OCS in 1976-77. I remember him will, and throughout his career...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: COL(R) John R. Alvarado - NM

“Thanks for your service to our country. “Day is Done” are the first words of "Taps" Know you have ended your days with a job “well done” ...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Don Yeaman - Rio Rancho, NM

“We are so very sorry to hear of Al's death. He gave us all lots of memories through the years , and will be missed by many. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Randy & Jaci Baze - Sherman, TX

“On behalf of the French Family of Companies, we express our deepest condolences. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Faith Miner and Staff - NM


FANNING - Col. Alfred Fanning, Jr., US Army (Ret.), went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 28, 2012, after a brief illness. Al was born in Sherman, TX on November 9, 1928 to Opal and Alfred Fanning. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. and the Army National Guard in New Mexico as well as Texas. After his retirement from military service, Al went to work for the Department of Corrections from 1983 to 1999. His daughter, Brenda Wilsey, preceded him in death. Al is survived by his loving wife, Stella R. Fanning; sons, Jeff Fanning and wife Jill of San Diego, CA and Tim Bohn and wife Tricia of Tucson, AZ; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Al at one time was an avid golfer and will be missed by his "golf buddies". Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 7:00 p.m., at French - Wyoming Chapel. A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, May 7, 2012, 10:00 a.m., at Risen Savior Catholic Community, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 3:00 p.m.