Annete Velez Fackrell

Annette Velez Fackrell, 50, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Jan. 17, due to complications from flu/pneumonia. Born and raised in San Jose, she graduated from Archbishop Mitty High School and completed her optician certification at Canada College in San Mateo, California. Although she left us too soon, Heaven has gained an angel to watch over us.

Annette, also known as “Baby” as the youngest daughter, is survived by her parents, Octavio and Lupe Velez. She is also

survived by two sons, Tyler and Jason Fackrell; her life partner, Curt Muth, and his daughter, Angelina. She also leaves behind two sisters, Lupita Becker and Cristine (Jeff) Johnston; and nieces and nephew, Morgan, Madison, Kendall, and Cole. Extended family includes loving uncles, aunts and cousins who will miss her dearly.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Feb. 8, at Callaghan Mortuary in Livermore. An online guestbook is available for condolences at