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Sanchez, A. J.
A. J. Sanchez - Huerfano World - October 9, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1919: One of our oldest citizens, A. J. Sanchez, passed away Sunday at the age of 69 years, leaving 10 children. [Editor's Note: A. J. Sanchez died September 28, 1919. Obituary listed World Independent, October 3, 1919, Page 1.]

Sanchez, Adelia
Adelia Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 27, 2001 - Adelia Sanchez, 84, born Jan. 28, 1917, passed away Feb. 25, 2001. Survived by loving husband of 54 years, Onesimo Sanchez; children, Phyllis (O'Bed) Martinez, Julia Montoya, Celina Trujillo, Mary Sherer, Onesimo (Jane) Sanchez, Salomon (Irene) Sanchez; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; four brothers; seven sisters; one granddaughter; two sons-in-law. Adelia was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was always there for her family and was loved and respected by everyone she met. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Leander. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Sanchez, Agapito
Agapito Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - May 15, 2000 - Agapito Sanchez, our beloved husband, father, friend and faithful servant, born Jan. 22, 1932, in Trujillo, N.M., went to be with the Lord May 13, 2000. Preceded in death by his mother, Andelicia; father, Juan Jose Sanchez; brother, Eloy Sanchez; and sisters, Crusita and Solomae Sanchez. Left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Elizabeth Sanchez; children, Andrea (Anthony) Cruz, Raul (RoseAnn) Sanchez, Christina Martinez, Laura (Vito) Iacobbo, Steven (Karla) Sanchez, Bernadette (Dwight) Molina, Elizabeth (Terry) Mabrey and Marci (Rusty) Imes; 24 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Eleanor Aragon, Lena (Abedon) Ortiz, Arsenio (Theresa) Sanchez, Edwardo (Jenny) Sanchez, Lorenzo (Margaret) Sanchez, Alfredo (Gloria) Sanchez, Jose Luis (Flora) Sanchez and Rose (Alfred) Lobato; and numerous nieces, nephews and godchildren. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Assumption. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends after the rosary and Mass at Assumption Parish Hall.

Sanchez, Albert Jr.
Albert Sanchez Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 18, 1998 - Albert Sanchez Jr., 48, a former Pueblo resident, passed away following a brief illness Sept. 16, 1998, in Denver. Mr. Sanchez was born Jan. 15, 1950, in Pueblo and graduated from County High School. He had lived and worked construction in Denver for the last 27 years. He married Rose Mondragon on June 19, 1971, in Avondale. Mr. Sanchez is preceded in death by his grandparents, Albundo and Rosalia Sanchez and Cayetano and Mariana Soto- and his father-in-law, Tito Mondragon. Survived by his beloved wife, Rose M. Sanchez, Littleton- parents, Albert Sr. and Ramona Sanchez, Avondale- children, Radene Sanchez and Stacey Sanchez, both of Denver- grandson, Eddie Sanchez, Denver- two sisters, Rose Ann (Victor) Sena, Pueblo, and Lucille (Lawrence) Vigil, Pueblo- two brothers, Joe (Ruth) Sanchez, Littleton, and Frank (Theresa) Sanchez, Colorado Springs- mother-in-law, Grace Mondragon, Avondale- and numerous other relatives and friends. Vigil service, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday. Both services, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Avondale, Rev. Maurice O. Gallagher, celebrant. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 314 Lucille St., Avondale.

Sanchez, Albert O.
Albert O. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 1999 - Albert O. Sanchez, of Pueblo, after a courageous battle with cancer, went to be with the Lord Oct. 15, 1999. Mr. Sanchez was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Center. Preceded in death by two daughters, Mary Lou and Doreen Sanchez; mother and father, Esau and Mary C. Sanchez; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Catherine and John Vallejos. He is fondly remembered by his wife, Dolores of 45 year as a good and loving husband; children, Donna (Alfred) Salazar, Al (Sharon) Sanchez, Randy (Patty) Sanchez, Rhonda (Larry Jr.) Lopez, Deidra (Michael Campos) Sanchez; grandchildren, Kevin, Aaron, Justin Salazar, Andrea Sanchez, Kameron, Chacee, Bryson Sanchez, Donovan and Ashleigh Lopez; brothers and sisters, Eva (Levi) Vallejos, Ernestine (Tony) Bueno, Charlotte Marquez, Saqueo (Angie) Sanchez, Hazel Espinoza, Alice (Joe) Alire, Nick (Ada) Sanchez, Melva (Albert) Rentaria, Elizabeth (Jose) Vera. Also survived by numerous family and friends. He enjoyed fishing, carpentry, and was actively involved with Praise Assembly of God Church and previously Aposento Alto Church. Prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999. Both services to be held at Praise Assembly of God Church, 2000 Troy Ave., officiated by Rev. Bobby Wilson. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive family and friends at 1200 Fearnow Street.

Sanchez, Alfonso
Alfonso "Skinny" Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 02, 2002 - Alfonso "Skinny" Sanchez, 68, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away Jan. 31, 2002. He is preceded in death by his parents, Abenicio and Brigida Sanchez; brothers, Charles and Pete Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Florence Sanchez; children, Lawrence, Anthony and Robert Sanchez; grandchildren, Elysia, James, Zachary, Justin, Jaquelynn, Nicholas; and by his great-granddaughter, Genevieve; brothers, Ben (Alice) Sanchez, San Pedro, Calif., and Alonzo (Rose) Sanchez; sisters, Carmen Ledford, Colorado Springs, Chris (Frank) Munoz, Corrine Herrera; and brother-in-law, Noel Valdez. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Alfonso retired from the Dana Corp. after 37 years and served in the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed fishing, working a crossword puzzle and spending time with his best friend, Jake. Mr. Sanchez will be remembered as a loving father, dedicated husband and a very giving, understanding, patient man. He was a friend to everyone. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday, Holy Family Church. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Holy Family Church, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be presented by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Sanchez, Alfred
Alfred Sanchez –The Desert Sun – July 3, 2006 – Palm Springs, CA - Alfred Sanchez, 68, of Palm Springs died June 24, 2006, in Palm Springs. He was born Feb. 7, 1938, to Alfirio Sanchez and Petra Martinez in Cokedale, Colo. He was a banker for 30 years. He is survived by his life-companion of 47 years, John Gomez of Palm Springs; a daughter, Jean Sanchez of San Jose; a son, Greg Sanchez of Magalia; two sisters, Rose Ortiz of Denver and Blanca Alvarado of San Jose; two brothers, Lloyd Sanchez of Merced and Henry Sanchez of Santa Clara; and four grandchildren. A celebration of life will be scheduled. Rose Mortuary of Desert Hot Springs is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Sanchez, Alfredo John
Alfredo John Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - June 08, 1986 - Alfredo John Sanchez, affectionately known as "Keido," departed this life on June 7, 1986, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A Pueblo resident since 1953, he was born Nov. 25, 1926, in Wellington, Kan. He served both in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army. He married the former Consuelo Diaz on April 10, 1955, in Colorado Springs. Predeceased by his parents, Francisco Sanchez in 1938 and Paula Sanchez in 1952; brother, Jesus Sanchez in 1942; and granddaughter, Naomi Lynn Sanchez in 1979. Survivors include his wife, Consuelo Diaz-Sanchez of the home; children, Steve A. (Mary Alice) Sanchez, Pueblo; Jim Gallegos, Boulder; Loretta P. (Rodney) Montoya, Evans, Catherine (Gary) Massaro, Grand Junction, Cheri Wallace, Pueblo; three sisters, Maria (Alfred) Machado, Wellington, Kan., Linda (Sam) Diaz, El Paso, Texas, Helen Rodriquez, Lubbock, Texas; mother-in-law, Connie Vukelich, Pueblo; three sisters-in-law, Joan Vukelich, Margie (Nick) Rodriquez and Rachel Montez, all of Pueblo; one brother-in-law, Robert "Boots" Vukelich, Pueblo; 13 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews, including Jeanette Rodriquez and Lawrence Rodriquez, and a host of other relatives and friends. He was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral, where both services will be held. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday. Mass of the Resurrection, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Eugene Harden, celebrant. Military honors conducted by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at graveside, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 1115 Van Buren.

Sanchez, Amado Ramon
Amado Ramon "Ray" Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 16, 2000 - Amado Ramon "Ray" Sanchez, 73, a retired barber, passed away Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2000, at Parkview Episcopal Hospital. Mr. Sanchez served in the U.S. Army, member of the VFW. He enjoyed fishing, camping, baking pies, and going to Cripple Creek. Mr. Sanchez was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Costilla, N.M. Preceded in death by his parents, Ramon and Ursulita Sanchez; son, Gasper Sanchez; brother, Pete; stepson, David; and granddaughter, Trina. Survived by wife, Isabelle Pacheco; children, Lynda Lee (Ed) Pennington, Rosa Lee (Joe) Carrasco, Tony (Kathy) Pacheco, Chris (Shirley) Pacheco, Ron (Carmen) Pacheco, Toby (Magdelene) Pacheco, Pat (Elva) Sanchez, Louise (Ernie) Gutierrez, Delma Cordova, Martin Adaka, Cecil Hershey, Elaine Sanchez; sister, Nilia (Leroy) Salazar, Mercy Trujillo; a brother, Alfredo (Ramona) Sanchez; special friends, Junior and Loretta Garduno; numerous other relatives and friends. At Mr. Sanchez's request, cremation has taken place. Memorial rosary, 7 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rev. Robert Carden, celebrant. Full military honors outside the church by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Inurnment, Friday, 11 a.m., Fort Lyon National Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the home.

Sanchez, Andrew
Andrew Sanchez - Huerfano World - December 18, 2003 - Accident - Three members of a Santa Fe, NM, family were killed in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Highway 160, 13 west of Walsenburg (near the old truck stop). According to the Colorado State Patrol, the accident occurred at about 12:30 p.m., when the driver of a westbound pickup lost control on the snow packed and icy roadway and went into the eastbound lane, striking a truck tractor. All three occupants in the pickup truck were fatally injured. Two were pronounced dead at the scene and the third died at Spanish Peaks Medical Center. They have been identified as Anthony Sanchez, 49, Margaret Sanchez, 50, and Andrew Sanchez, 20. The truck tractor driver, John Ware, 47, and his passenger/co- driver, Joseph Tadlock, both of Amarillo, TX, were not injured. Alcohol is not suspected in the crash and road and weather conditions are believed to be a contributing factor to the accident. The incident remains under investigation. The accident closed down the Highway 160 for about five hours, with traffic being rerouted through La Veta on Highway 12 and County Road 450.

Sanchez, Andrew
Andrew Sanchez – Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 2006 - Andrew Andy Sanchez, 63, of Pueblo, Colo. Born Nov. 24, 1942, passed Sept. 14, 2006. Rosary at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, Memorial Mass at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2006 both services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Blend, Colo.

Sanchez, Anna F.
Anna F. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 09, 2001 - Anna F. Sanchez, 87, passed away Feb. 8, 2001. Predeceased by husband, Joe L. Sanchez, in 1990; two brothers, Joe and John DeFlice. Survived by children, Joseph "Tony" (Ramona) Sanchez, Edmond L. (Lilly) Sanchez, Harold Sanchez, Eileen Espinoza, all of Pueblo, Ronald E. (Della) Sanchez of Florence, Lawrence Sanchez of Kansas, Anna Dean (Melvin) DiLorenzo of Florida, Debbie J. (Larry) Lucero of New Mexico, Donna R. Warling of Federal Heights, Barbara J. Smith of Westminster; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Lena DeFlice of Pueblo and Rose Gold of New Mexico. Anna was a resident of Avondale for 42 years. She enjoyed spending time with the family and friends, cooking, gardening and playing the piano. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. Friday. Rosary, 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, both services at St. Joseph Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Sanchez, Anthony
Anthony Sanchez - Huerfano World - December 18, 2003 - Accident - Three members of a Santa Fe, NM, family were killed in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Highway 160, 13 west of Walsenburg (near the old truck stop). According to the Colorado State Patrol, the accident occurred at about 12:30 p.m., when the driver of a westbound pickup lost control on the snow packed and icy roadway and went into the eastbound lane, striking a truck tractor. All three occupants in the pickup truck were fatally injured. Two were pronounced dead at the scene and the third died at Spanish Peaks Medical Center. They have been identified as Anthony Sanchez, 49, Margaret Sanchez, 50, and Andrew Sanchez, 20. The truck tractor driver, John Ware, 47, and his passenger/co- driver, Joseph Tadlock, both of Amarillo, TX, were not injured. Alcohol is not suspected in the crash and road and weather conditions are believed to be a contributing factor to the accident. The incident remains under investigation. The accident closed down the Highway 160 for about five hours, with traffic being rerouted through La Veta on Highway 12 and County Road 450.

Sanchez, Anthony A. Sr.
Anthony (Monio) A. Sanchez Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - July 21, 2002 - Anthony (Monio) A. Sanchez Sr., 60, of Pueblo, passed away July 19, 2002. Preceded in death by his father, Augusto Sanchez and grandson, Phelipe Guerra. He is survived by his son, Anthony (Laurie) Sanchez Jr.; daughters, Laura (Reynaldo) Nunez, Deborah (Richard) Albillar and Dessie Salas; “Delia,” mother of his children; mother, Eloisa Sanchez; brother, Raymond Sanchez; sister, Grace (John) Rodriguez; grandchildren, Jacob, Abraham, Josephine and Joshua Vasquez, Janay and Macy Sanchez, Rikki Albillar, Delia and Jose Jr. Salas; great-grandchildren, Emma, Nisia and Andres and numerous nieces and nephews. Anthony was a barber for 41 years. He loved people and he had a special love for the East Side. Viewing will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, both at Romero Chapel. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall following service.

Sanchez, Armando
Armando Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 1987 - Armando Sanchez, 63, passed away at Parkview Episcopal Hospital, Oct. 14, 1987. Mr. Sanchez is survived by his wife, Katie Sanchez of the family home; seven children, Donella (Daniel) Sanchez of Pueblo; Betty Sanchez, Geraldine (Phillip) Martinez, all of Denver; Fred (Irene) Sanchez, Gary (Kathy) Sanchez, all of Pueblo; Renee (Andy) Sanchez, Cheryl Sanchez, all of the family home; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by two sisters, Ruth Ley, and Bertha Madrid; two brothers, Ben Sanchez and Ray Sanchez, all of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and numerous relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Aurelia and Esquipula Sanchez, and three brothers, Jesus, Joe and Willie Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez was born July 12, 1924, in Chama, Colo., and moved from San Luis to Pueblo in 1947. He served in the U.S. Army and was later employed at CF&I as a gas operator until retirement. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation hours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial at 7 p.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rosary recitation at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Pieta, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Graveside service to be performed by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family will receive friends at the Fulton Heights Recreation Center following interment.

Sanchez, Aurelia Bell
Aurelia Bell Sanchez - Boulder Daily Camera - September 11, 2006 - Aurelia Bell Sanchez, of Broomfield, died of natural causes Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at Broomfield Skilled Nursing. She was 82. The daughter of Adolfo Garcia and Margarita Chavez Garcia, she was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Mora, N.M. She married Antinio Sanchez on Jan. 17, 1948, in Trinidad. Survivors include a son, Tony Sanchez, of Broomfield; a sister, Helen Galamella, of Denver; and four brothers, Gilbert Garcia and Claude Garcia, both of Dacono, Ben Garcia, of Trinidad, and Louis Garcia, of Denver. She was preceded in death by her husband. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Staging Area A, 3698 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver. Erlinger Cremation & Funeral Service, of Broomfield, is handling arrangements.

Sanchez, Ben
Ben Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 11, 2003 - Ben Sanchez passed away on Nov. 25, 2003 in San Pedro, California. Born in New Mexico and grew up in Pueblo. Veteran of the U.S. Army, World War II. Retired after some thirty years as a Marine Engineer in California. Preceded in death by parents, Abenicio and Brigida Sanchez; brothers, Charles, Pete and Alfonso Sanchez; sister, Corrine Herrera. Survived by wife, Alice (Gettler) Sanchez, San Pedro, CA; sons, Bill (Beatrice) and Michael, San Pedro, Calif.; daughter, Rachel (Chris) McArdle, Castle Rock, Colo.; 5 grandchildren; brother, Alonzo (Rose) Sanchez, Pueblo, Colo.; sisters, Carmen Ledford, Colorado Springs, Chris (Frank) Munoz, Pueblo. Several sisters and brothers-in-law; numerous nephews and nieces. Cremation has already taken place in San Pedro, Calif. A Memorial Mass will be offered on Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, 10:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Pueblo. Friends and relatives will be received at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall after Mass.

Sanchez, Bernabe
Bernabe "Ben" Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2003 - Bernabe "Ben" Sanchez, 85, born Oct. 5, 1917, passed away June 24, 2003. Preceded in death by his wife, Margaret, in 1986, and son, Moses Sanchez, in 1988. Survived by his children, Irvin Sanchez, Mae Esquibel, Shirley (Stephen) Sherer and Patsy Valdez. Grandfather of Matthew, Rob and Jaime Sanchez, Maria, Brian and Michele Sanchez, Melissa Esquibel, Faye and David Sherer, Dharma, Khrisi and Michael Valdez. Also survived by numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Placida, Berlinda and Jane; and his special mujer, Theresa Guillen. Bernabe was retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. He was a wonderful and caring father and grandfather. He enjoyed walking, drawing and vanilla ice cream. He was a note taker, a fisherman and the original cookie monster. We will miss him. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Thursday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday; both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. Christopher Louie and his staff for the wonderful care they gave to Ben.

Sanchez, Bernice
Bernice Sanchez - Huerfano World - September 9, 1999 - Bernice Sanchez, 65, of Walsenburg, died August 31, 1999. Born May 4, 1934 to the late Salomon and Patricia Garcia in Walsenburg, she enjoyed cooking and baking, her flower garden and crocheting. Survivors include her husband, Lino Sanchez, of the family home in Walsenburg; three sons, Larry Sanchez, Denver; Steven Sanchez, Pueblo; and Paul Sanchez, Germantown, MD; a brother, Richard Garcia, Pueblo; and Sarah Karras, Fort Myers, FL; four granddaughters, one grandson, numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was at 10 a.m. Friday, September 3, from St. Mary Church. Cremation.

Sanchez, Bernie
Bernie Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - June 08, 1999 - Bernie Sanchez, 72, of Pueblo, passed away June 6, 1999. Born July 12, 1926,in Grand Junction, Colo. Preceded in death by his father, Eloy Alires, 1980-stepfather, Barney Salazar, 1993- also one uncle, Rudy Sanchez, 1982. Survived by his loving spouse, Mary C. Sanchez, of the family home- children, Rose(Nelson) Pena, Pueblo, Michelle (Ronald) Madrid, Pueblo, Tony (Clara) Aguilar, Pueblo, Louis Aguilar, Pueblo, Kathy (David) Ogonowski, Silver City, N.M., Dennis (Frances) Aguilar, Denver- mother, Frances Salazar, Pueblo-mother-in-law, Katherine Lucero, Pueblo- brothers, Fred (Isabel) Montoya, Pueblo, and Louis (Dorothy) Montoya, Salt Lake City, Utah- brother-in-law, James (Jessie) Lucero, Arvada- sisters-in-law, Kathy (Fred) Blan, Denver, Charlotte Archuleta, Denver, and Pauline (Frank) Maese, Pueblo- aunt, Rachel Flores, San Pedro, Calif.- uncles, Raymond Sanchez, San Pedro, Calif., and Cesario Ribera, Pueblo- special friends, Phil (Molly) Gomez, Ogden, Utah- 13grandchildren- three great-grandchildren. Bernie belonged to the VFW and was a lifetime member of the DAV and was a member of the Moose Lodge and Eagles, also the Latin American Club and St. Charles Senior Citizens. Viewing Tuesday,10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary Tuesday, 7 p.m. Funeral Mass Wednesday, 10 a.m. Both at St. Leander Church. Celebrant, Rev. Ed Nunez. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at DAV Hall on Prairie and O'Neil after interment. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and Fort Carson.

Sanchez, Bonnie
Bonnie Sanchez - World Independent - November 14, 1938 - Bonnie Sanchez is Buried Today - Bonnie E. Sanchez, 32 years of age died suddenly of a heart attack in Denver last Thursday evening. He had undergone a goiter operation last spring, and since then, his heart was left in a weakened condition for which he had been taking treatments. He is survived by his wife, Emily B. Sanchez, two daughters, Yvonne, 13 and Yvette, 9, two brothers, Santos and Aloysius and his mother, Mrs. Julia B. Sanchez, who live at 806 Russell St. Mrs. Sanchez was a graduate of St. Mary's school, class of 1934. Funeral services were held by Furphy Brothers Mortuary at 10 o'clock this morning from St. Mary's church. Burial was at St. Mary's cemetery.

Sanchez, Carlo
Carlo Sanchez - Walsenburg World - February 19, 1903 - Found Dead - Carlo Sanchez, a coal miner of Berwind, near Trinidad, was found dead Monday under a bridge near the Majestic mine. He was frozen stiff and by his side was an empty whiskey bottle. He was evidently intoxicated and lay down to be frozen to death. He was about 40 years of age.

Sanchez, Carlos
Carlos Sanchez - World Independent - February 11, 1911 - Died - Carlos Sanchez of San Pablo, Colo., a nephew of Mrs. M. Sanchez of this place, died at the latter's residence at 6:10 p.m. last Sunday (5th). The deceased was brought here on Thursday. Feb. 2nd, and placed under medical treatment for what is thought to have been hysteria. The corpse was shipped to San Pablo Monday night where he leaves a wife and two children.

Sanchez, Carol
Carol Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - August 28, 1976 - Victims Natural Father: I loved those girls and they were good kids' Florence (C-SJ) – The natural father of the two girls in the Penrose family slain by a convict said Friday night that he couldn't understand why authorities would let such a man loose. Ronnie Sanchez, 40 of Pueblo has been spending the summer in Florence, only a few miles from where his former wife, Toni, 35, was slain, along with her husband, John E. Hardin; Sanchez daughters, Lori, 15, and Carol, 12, and the Hardins' son, Jim, 3. “I'm wondering if I can do anything about this. Not to him (convict Richard Joseph Turner) because he's dead, but to the sheriff's department for letting a man of that stature loose,” Sanchez said. “It makes me feel real bad. I loved those girls and they were good kids,” Sanchez said. After the couple's divorce seven years ago, Sanchez took custody of their two sons, Troy, 13, and Larry 11, who will attend Risley Middle School this fall, and his former wife took custody of the two daughter, who later were adopted by Hardin. “I don't understand how a man like that -- they said they had him for sex assault--- and they let him out,” Sanchez commented.

Sanchez, Casimira F.
Casimira F. "Casey" Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 07, 1999 - Casimira F. "Casey" Sanchez, 79, of Colorado Springs, died Dec. 3, 1999. She was a homemaker and had lived in Colorado Springs since 1950. She was born March 3, 1920, in San Acacio, Colo. Casimira was married Sept. 12, 1951, to Rubel Sanchez. Survived by daughters, Sara Montoya and Glenda Baxley; sons, Jerry R. and Gilbert A. Sanchez; brothers, John, Rueben, Joe, Archie and Stanley Velasquez; sister, Viola Lucero. Preceded in death by parents, Leonides and Sarita (Olivas) Velasquez; sister, Candeleria Manzanares; and brothers, Tom and Clovis Velasquez; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Visitation, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nolan Funeral Home, 225 N. Weber. Service, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 2715 East Pikes Peak Ave. Vigil service, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, at the church. Burial, Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Airport and Academy. Family contact, Sara R. Montoya at 574-8578.

Sanchez, Celestia G.
Celestia G. "Sally" Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 12, 2003 - Celestia G. "Sally" Sanchez, 78, of Pueblo, passed away peacefully Feb. 10, 2003. She was born in Arroyo Seco, N.M., to Gustavo and Juanita (Pacheco) Gonzales who preceded her in death along with her husband, Alfonso Sanchez. Survived by her son, John J. (Phyllis) Sanchez; grandsons, John (Kathleen) Sanchez, Alfonso (Barbara) Sanchez; great-granddaughter, Jessica, all of Albuquerque, N.M.; granddaughter, Crystal (Ed) Kinley, U.S. Army; brothers, Beltran (Victoria) Gonzales, Epifanio (Esther) Gonzales, Bernie (Gloria) Gonzales, Felix (Irene) Gonzales; sisters, Theresa (Floyd) Trujillo and Amelia (Clyde) Smith, all of Pueblo; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Leander Church. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Sanchez, Charles
Charles Sanchez - Huerfano World - June 15, 1995 - Charles Sanchez, 71, of Chama, died Friday, June 9, 1995. Survivors include his wife, Evangeline, of the family home; his children, Maria Archuleta and Manuel J. Sanchez, Pueblo, Marlene Hawkenson, Redwing, Yvonne M. Castro, Colorado Springs, and Anthony "Gene" Sanchez, Westminster, two sisters, Martina Archuleta, LaJunta, and Susan Cardenas, Black Hawk; one brother Tobias W. Sanchez, Pueblo; 18 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was Wednesday from, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Chama. Burial was in Chama Cemetery.

Sanchez, Charles Hubert Sr.
Charles Hubert Sanchez Sr. - World Independent - August 25, 1925 - Charles Sanchez Dies at Pueblo; Buried Here Today - Charles Hubert Sanchez, Sr., county assessor for two years and night chief of police under Chief Ralph Levy, died suddenly at Pueblo Saturday following an operation. The sudden death came as a surprise and shock to the many friends and acquaintances he had here. Mr. Sanchez was born March 16, 1884, at San Luis, Colo. He came to Huerfano County about 1900 with his father, and conducted a general store for years on Main Street. The funeral was held this morning at 9:30. He was buried in St. Mary's cemetery following requiem high mass at the St. Mary's church. Mr. Sanchez is survived by his wife, three children, Bonnie, 19; Santos,17, and Aloysius 10; three sisters, Mrs. Jim Monyhan, Mrs. F. Mitchell, and Mrs. John Saylor, all of San Francisco, Calif. And two brothers, M.A. Sanchez, Jr., Trinidad, and R.F. Sanchez of Kansas City, Mo. The body was in the care of Furphy brothers, undertakers.

Sanchez, Clara
Clara Sanchez - Huerfano World - January 9, 1992 - Funeral mass for Clara Sanchez, 75, of Walsenburg, was Dec. 30 from St. Mary Church. Mrs. Sanchez died Dec. 26, 1992, after suffering a heart attack at the home of a daughter in Denver. She had been called to Denver following the accidental gunshot death of a grandson, Randy Sias on Dec. 24. Born Jan. 13, 1916, in Jansen, she was reared and attended school in Aguilar where her father, Samuel Leyba was police chief. She was married for a short time before living in Boulder and Lafayette, later returning to Aguilar. She then moved to Walsenburg where she had resided since. Mrs. Sanchez had retired from work at Boies Almont Memorial Chapel after 25 years in 1989. She was a member Of St. Mary Church and participated in the choir, and Cursillo. She was also a member of Feminil Lodge, Mother's Club, Club Coronado, Latino Americano and AARP and has served as president or in other offices in many of the organizations. Survivors include seven children, Eva Salinas Fremont, CA Patricia Kinney, Dallas, TX, Louis Sanchez, Mary Tuffing, Anita Underwood and Nancy Velasquez, Denver and Richard Sanchez, Mt. Pleasant, TX; a brother Jake Leyba, South Dakota; 23 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Burial was in North St. Mary Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Sanchez, Clotive E.
Clotive E. (Tive) Arellano Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 2003 - Clotive E. (Tive) Arellano Sanchez, 76, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away on Oct. 11, 2003, at her home after a long illness. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Ted Sanchez. She was a devoted wife and mother and leaves behind six children, Bernadette (Dan) Bernardy of York, Pa., Al (Robin) Sanchez of Nampa, Idaho, Robert Sanchez of Chicago, Ill., Patricia Moore, Michael Sanchez, Virginia (Steve) Burchard of Denver, Colo.; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, brother and sister-in-law, Valdemar and Molly Arellano; brother-in-law, Fred Roybal; sister-in-law, Margaret Morris; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by mother, father, her beloved sister, Emma Roybal; and many other brothers and sisters, her niece, Theresa Martinez; and her granddaughter, Audra Bernardy. She retired from Super Foods after 30 years of service. Upon retiring from Super Foods, she pursued a successful career with Mary Kay Cosmetics and retired as a teacher's assistant for District 60 in 1998 after 15 years of service. Rosary, 7 p.m. today, Oct. 14, 2003, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003; both services at St. Leander Catholic Church, 1438 East Sixth St., Pueblo, CO, 81001. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery, 1706 Roselawn Road. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, Pueblo, Colo. Her family celebrates her life and wishes to thank everyone who helped make her last days memorable. She is with us everyday of our lives.

Sanchez, Deanna Jean
Deanna Jean Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2004 - Deanna Jean Sanchez, 29, formerly of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Jan. 25, 2004. Survived by father, Raymond Sanchez; mother, Veronica Leyva; stepfather, David Leyva; brothers, Rodney (Desiree) Sanchez, David Leyva Jr.; special friend, Jessie Salas. Memorial Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Leander Church with the Rev. Ben Bacino as officiant. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after Mass. Interment has taken place in Denver, Olinger Cemetery.

Sanchez, Debra Yvonne
Debra Yvonne Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - September 07, 1998 - Debra Yvonne Sanchez, 38, passed away Sept. 6, 1998. Survived by husband, Robert Sanchez- daughter, Jacquelynn- and son, Jerimie (Joanna) Sanchez of Pueblo- and one grandson- brother, Gary Mason, Wheatridge- parents, David and Donna Vigil of Pueblo- special friends, Mary and Nick Rusovick, Irene Sierra, Lisa Behm- and her supportive Joslins family. Debra was employed at Joslins for 17 years. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Christ the King Church. Entombment at Imperial Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial may be made to American Cancer Society- please omit food and flowers.

Sanchez, Delfino E.
Delfino E. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 2005 - Delfino E. Sanchez, age 79, passed away on Dec. 8, 2005. He was born on Dec. 17, 1925, in Del Norte, Colo., a son of the late Jose and Isabelle (Valdez) Sanchez. Delfino was a retired miner and a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Europe during World War II. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and music where he played with his band the Jolly J's during the 1950s, but he mostly enjoyed his time with his family. He loved the mountains where he lived for many years in Eagle County. Delfino is survived by his wife, Berneda Ribal Sanchez; children, David (Eva) Sanchez, Charlene (Steve) Pena, Connie (Art) Vasquez, Louis Sanchez, Dylene Sanchez, Corrina (Leroy Lavato) Sanchez, Angela (Steve) Barry, Yolanda Sanchez, and Clista Sanchez; 22 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Eddie Sanchez and Arsenio Sanchez; and sister, Frances Garcia. He was preceded in death by brother, Jose Sanchez; sister, Louisea Dupont and great-grandchild, Jerome Gallegos. Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday with a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Tuesday, both services at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Sanchez, Derrick
Derrick Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - January 15, 2006 - Derrick Sanchez, 29, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 11, 2006. He was born on Jan. 17, 1976, in Leadville, Colo. Preceded in death by his grandfathers, Fabian Rodriguez and Delfino E. Sanchez; cousins, Jerome Gallegos, Jamie and Tommy Medina, Eddie Rodriguez. Derrick is survived by his mother, Mary Rodriguez; and his father, Louis Sanchez; sons, Diego and Marcus Sanchez; stepchildren, Sonny and Elysia Gonzalez; and mother of the children, Antoinette Sisneros; Debbie Sanchez and her children: brother, Anthony Sanchez; sister, Brandi Sanchez; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Derrick enjoyed the mountains, fishing and hunting. He was an avid Bronco fan and loved his kids and family. Derrick was a friend to many and he leaves many cherished memories. He will be deeply missed by family and friends. Viewing from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at Imperial Funeral Home, 5450 W. Highway 78. Service, 2 p.m. Monday at IBEW Hall, 2901 Farabaugh Lane. Cremation. The family will receive friends at IBEW Hall following service.

Sanchez, Dorothea
Dorothea Sanchez - Colorado Springs Gazette - June 14, 2000 - Dora Sproul AKA Dorothea Sanchez - Dora, 81, died June 12, 2000, in Colorado Springs. She was a homemaker. Dora was born Dec. 20, 1918, in San Pablo, to Willie and Cleotilde (Trujillo) Sanchez, who are deceased. She was married Nov. 27, 1945, to Jose G. Mendoza, who is deceased. She is survived by a son, Xavier Mendoza; four daughters, Ilda Mendoza, Claudia Bradley, Idelma Douthitt and Ina Hernandez; five sisters, Julia Olivas, Adela Atencio, Casilda Lucero, Rebecca Atencio and Loretta Gardner; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Fred Sanchez, Levi Sanchez and Delfino Sanchez; and a sister, Emma Martinez. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave., Pueblo. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd., 475-8303, is handling cremation. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the giver's choice.

Sanchez, Edna Mae
Edna Mae Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - September 07, 2005 - Edna Mae Sanchez, 87, of 1029 Cedar St., Pueblo, Colo., was called to heaven on Sept. 5, 2005. Preceded in death by parents, Fred and Lula Mehan; brothers, Joe and Manuel; and granddaughter, Geraldine Martinez. Survived by her children, Joanne (Rudy) Sanchez, Gerald (Nancy) Martinez, James Martinez and Sharon Sanchez; grandchildren, Donald Sanchez, Matthew Sanchez, Loretta Sanchez, Jackie Heckman, Jody Carrillo, Christopher Martinez, Chari Jones and Gerald Martinez; nine great-grandsons, Vincent, Nicholas, Jhaden, Christian, Jonathan, Gerald, Bryan, Christopher II and Colin; seven great-granddaughters, Carissima, Dominque, Alexis, Catherine, Brianna, Alexandra and Danielle; and one great-great-granddaughter, Tiscelia; godsons, Victor Lee Aguilar and David Chavez Jr.; sisters, Lou Chavez, Martha Gonzales, Josephine Sandoval, Hope (Leo) Diaz and Genevieve (John) Elizondo; special friend and cousin, Lucy Hendren; and numerous nephews and nieces. Private family viewing. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005, Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Sanchez, Eduardo Jr.
Eduardo "Eddie" Sanchez Jr. – Albuquerque Journal - August 06, 2003 - Eduardo "Eddie" Sanchez Jr., 77, lifelong resident of Raton, New Mexico departed from this world on August 3, 2003 following a brief illness. He was the son of the late Eduardo Sanchez of Hernandez, NM and the late Virginia Vigil-Sanchez of San Jose, NM. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Evelyn Sanchez; and seven children, daughter, Virginia Fulkerson and husband, Arthur of Raton, New Mexico, Larry Sanchez and wife, Yvette of Lincoln, Nebraska, Jerry Sanchez and wife, Becky of Albuquerque, NM, Ron Sanchez of Raton, NM, daughter, Patricia Sanchez and husband, Manuel of Albuquerque, NM, Matthew Sanchez of Weatherford, Texas, and daughter, Beth Underwood of North Zulch, Texas. Eddie was a loving and devoted grandfather to Clayton Wetch, Melissa Sanchez, Samantha Sanchez, Lynette Sanchez, Deric Sanchez, Ryan Sanchez, Antonio Sanchez, Marissa Sanchez, Miranda Sanchez, Coda Sanchez, Brianna Valdez, Caleb Underwood, Jacob Underwood, James Haught, Daniel Fulkerson, Evan Fulkerson, Alysa Fulkerson and a proud great-grandfather to Julio Gomez and Savannah Gomez. He was an uncle to countless nieces and nephews; and a wonderful brother to his sole surviving sister, Josie Ramirez, of Trinidad, Colorado. Eddie was born on October 24, 1925 in Van Houghton, New Mexico. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II reaching the rank of Sergeant, and fought for his country in the Pacific theater in Japan and the Philippines. Upon returning from the war, Eddie worked in the Van Houghton coalmines in northern New Mexico, United Chevrolet Garage in Raton, New Mexico, and retired in 1988 after a 33-year career from the York Canyon Mine. He was an active member of the UMWA #7949 and was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 1749. A devout catholic, he was active in the St. Joseph Society, and other church activities. He loved to fish and enjoyed the outdoors at Lake Maloya and other surrounding lakes near Raton, visit with his friends and family, and embraced life each day. His loving and caring attitude touched the lives of many and a piece of his legacy is within all who knew him. Those who knew him will forever miss his generosity, love, and smile. Visitation will be Thursday, August 7, 2003 at the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home from 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Rosary Mass is planned at St. Joseph Catholic Church for Friday, August 8, 2003, 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at St Joseph Catholic Church, interment will follow at Mt. Calvary cemetery with a luncheon at St. Joseph Parish Hall to follow interment. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the "Eddie Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Fund" at any Bank of America.

Sanchez, Edubijen Maria
Edubijen Maria Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - April 8, 1987 - Edubijen Maria Sanchez, 74, born in Watervale, Colo., on Dec. 30, 1912, late of 30 Sepulveda Dr., and died April 4, 1987. A Pueblo resident for the past seven years and formerly of Trinidad. Survived by husband, Eloy Sanchez; children, Lois (Curt) Robins of California, Julia (John) Valdez of Denver, Tony (Syvia) Sanchez of California, Alex (Kay) Sanchez of Colorado Springs, Orlinda (Zeke)Vigil of Trinidad, Celia Vigil of Denver, Mary Ellen (Archie) Lopez of Pueblo, Delia (Joseph) Vigil of Pueblo, Shirley (Albert) Lucero of Colorado Springs, Lillian Anceno of Colorado Springs, Eloy (Beth) Sanchez of California, Vincent Sanchez of California, and Sharon (Mike) Watson of Colorado Springs. Sister of Leroy, Victor, Rudy, Higino and Junior Rael, Emma Perez, Sofie Cordova, Lucy Miera, Mary Ann Gomez and Delia Maldonado; 40 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren also survive. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Holy Trinity church in Trinidad. Interment, Esperanza Cemetery in Trinidad. Friends will be received at the home of daughter, Mary Ellen Lopez, 30 Sepulveda Dr, and daughter, Delia Vigil, 1725 Comanche.

Sanchez, Eliberto A.
Eliberto A. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 2005 - Eliberto A. Sanchez went to be with the Lord on Nov. 25, 2005. He was born April 12, 1920, in Chama, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Delfino and Requialda Sanchez; brothers, Arturo, Alejandrino, Juan Pedro "Pete," Julian; and nephew, Alex Jr. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Inez J. Sanchez; loving children, Jimmy (Bernice), Carl (Rita Lopez), Dale, Peggy (Steve) Gomez, Robert (Loretta) and Doreen (Rene) Sanchez; grandchildren, Denley (Lisa), Wesley (Pam), Richard "Richie," Eliz (Palemon) Valdez, Rachel (Louis Garcia), Julie, Roberta "Bobbie," Hayley, Makayla "Micky," and Garrett; great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Brycen, Brianna, Alfonso, Brendan and Dominique; brothers, Don (Virginia) and Frank (Dorothy); sisters, Rachel Marple, Louise (Charles) Mettler and Mercedes (Morris) Medina; sisters-in-law, Lenora, Tillie (Joe), Piedad, Doris, Helen and Annabelle; special nieces and nephew, Cathy, Teresa and Savino Garcia, along with many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He retired from the CF&I with 32 years of service. He served in WWII and was honored with two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. Rosary, 7 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday; both services at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens, with presentation by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. No viewing will be held.

Sanchez, Elinore L.
Elinore L. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - March 31, 2004 - Elinore L. Sanchez, age 80, of Pueblo, Colo., went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2004. She was born on Aug. 10, 1923, in Pueblo, Colo., a daughter of the late Gene and Bessie (Padilla) Lucero. Elinore was previously married for 53 years to Joseph Sanchez who survives. She is also survived by three sons, Ronald Sanchez, David Sanchez and Stephen Sanchez; four grandchildren, Regina Sanchez, Heather Sanchez, Desiree Sanchez and Tyler Sanchez; and one great-grandchild, Jacqueline Rose Sanchez; two sisters, Helen Duvall and Ruth Lucero; and two brothers, Paul Lucero and Ernest Lucero. Elinore was a volunteer teacher at ESL and was a den mother at St. Leander's Church. She was a lover of the arts and attended Woodbury College and California State University. She had a clever sense of humor and she made the greatest potato salad in the world. A memorial Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Pueblo. Cremation through Funeral and Cremation Care of Colorado.

Sanchez, Eloisa
Eloisa Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 25, 2005 - Eloisa Sanchez, 100, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord, Feb. 24, 2005. Born Dec. 1, 1904, in Florence, Colo. Preceded in death by husband, Augustine Sanchez; son, Anthony Sanchez; parents, Ramon and Catalina Rael; grandchildren, Deanna Jean Sanchez and Felipe Guerra Sanchez. Survived by son, Raymond Sanchez; daughter, Dr. Grace (John) Rodriguez; and her most precious granddaughter, Felicia Rodriguez; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren. Viewing before rosary, Mass, and cemetery. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Friday and funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Saturday; both at St. Leander Church. Interment, Valdez Cemetery, Gardner, Colo. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Leander Hall after vigil service.

Sanchez, Elvira F.
Elvira F. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 2000 - Elvira F. Sanchez, 55, went to be with the Lord March 9, 2000, at her home in Boone, Colo. She was born March 7, 1945, in Kings Center, Colo., to Demetrio and Sabina Lopez who preceded her in death. Survived by her loving husband of 27 years, Samuel Joseph Sanchez; son, Samuel Joseph Sanchez II; mother and father-in-law, Steven and Vivian Sanchez of Boone; sisters, Frances Terrones, Lupe (Pedro) Rodriguez, Cora (Enrique) Cruz, Molly (Rudy) Martinez and Margaret (David) Nelson; brothers, Crisant (Elisa) Lopez, Sifer (Martha) Lopez, Delo Lopez, Avelino (Anna) Lopez; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Visitation Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Rosary Sunday 7 p.m., and Funeral Mass, Monday, 10 a.m., both services at Sacred Heart Church in Avondale. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Sanchez, Emma
Emma Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 2002 - Emma Sanchez, 95, of Pueblo, born Feb. 14, 1907, in Sugar City, Colo., entered paradise on Sept. 5, 2002. She was preceded in death by her spouse, Victor Sanchez; and parents, Juan Esteven and Isabeliata Gonzales. Survived by her daughters, Viola (Dan) Sandoval and Stella (Vidal) Raigoza; brothers, Juan Gonzales and Silas (Esther) Gonzales; sister, Millie (Tito) Escajeda; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Emma loved the Lord. She was known as a fantastic cook. Her hobbies included traveling and dining. Emma will always be remembered for her humanitarian, generous spirit. Viewing will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 1 p.m. Tuesday at Romero Chapel, with Pastor Bobby Wilson officiating. Interment at Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy after interment.

Sanchez, Estelle Trujillo
Estelle Trujillo Sanchez - Marin Independent Journal – October 21, 2004 - Novato, CA - Estelle Trujillo Sanchez passed away Sunday, October 17th, 2004 in San Rafael, CA. She is survived by her husband Santos Sanchez, their dear daughter Yolanda preceded her in death. A native of Walsenburg, Colorado, she had been a resident of the Bay area for the past 60 years. Estelle was a long time hairdresser and a teacher. Her husband Santos Sanchez and nephew Sidney Meyers cordially invite family and friends to attend a Memorial Service at Forever Fernwood Mortuary at 12 PM Thursday, October 21st, 2004. She will be deeply missed by all. Memorial Contributions may be made to your favorite charity.

Sanchez, Eulogia M.
Eulogia Maura Sanchez - Huerfano world - April 5, 1990 - Eulogia Maura Sanchez, 77, of La Veta, died Thursday, Mar. 29, 1990, in Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs. Born Feb. 13, 1913, in Penasco, NM, she was raised in the Las Animas County area. On Nov. 29, 1930, she married the late Theodore Sanchez. Mr. Sanchez died in 1987. Mrs. Sanchez was a member of Christ the King Church in La Veta. Survivors include her children, Henry Sanchez, La Veta, Dolores Baca, Denver, Victor Sanchez, Denver, Eva Blea, Colorado Springs, Harold Sanchez, Walsenburg, Theresa Shockey, Pueblo and Becky Pacheco, Pueblo; a sister, Beatrice Duran, Wet Canyon; a brother, Serafin Duran, Las Animas; 23 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday from St. Anthony Church in Aguilar. Burial was in Trujillo Creek Cemetery in Aguilar.

Sanchez, Flora B.
Flora B. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 22, 2000 - Flora B. Sanchez, 84, a homemaker, departed this life Dec. 20, 2000, in Denver following a brief illness. A lifetime Puebloan, Mrs. Sanchez was born Feb. 28, 1916, in Walsenburg. She married Jose A. Sanchez Oct. 1, 1932, in Walsenburg. He precedes her in death, Dec. 21, 1977; also her parents, Pedro and Natividad (Barela) Baca; a son, Robert E. Sanchez; a daughter, Bernice Sanchez Garcia; a sister, Stella Light; and two infant children. Mrs. Sanchez was always there for her children. She enjoyed baking for her family bingo sessions and just visiting with family and friends. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Rudy (JoAnn) Sanchez, Denver, Viola (Pete) Duran, Theodore (Florence) Sanchez, Milton E. (Dorothy) Sanchez, Jimmie P. (Mary Jane) Sanchez, Elanie (Steve) Herburger, all of Pueblo, Patrick (Josie) Sanchez, Denver; siblings, Mary Casares and Rose Sandoval, both of Pueblo, Julia Baca, Albuquerque, N.M.; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; four stepchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon until 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday. Both services, St. Leander Catholic Church, Rev. Ben Bacino, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at St. Leander Hall.

Sanchez, Florencio O.
Florencio Oris Sanchez - Huerfano World - June 16, 1994 - Florencio Oris Sanchez, 66, of Denver, died Friday, June 10, 1994, at his home. Born to Gavriel and Josefa Gallegos Sanchez, he was employed as a steel worker for Colorado Fuel and Iron until his retirement. He was a member of Local #507. Survivors include Augustine Chavez, Rose Herrera, Rita Galvan and Dora Archuleta, all of La Veta and Tony Sanchez of Denver; nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was Tuesday from St. Anthony Church in Aguilar. Burial was in Jaroso Cemetery in Aguilar.

Sanchez, Frank
Frank Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - January 22, 2002 - Age 54, departed this life on Jan. 17, 2002, in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was born on July 24, 1947. Frank was a former Pueblo resident. One brother, Albert Sanchez Jr., and both of his in-laws, Edwardo and Eduvigen Rodriguez, preceded him in death. He worked for Western Forge for 27 years. He leaves to celebrate his life his parents, Albert and Ramona Sanchez Jr. of Avondale, Colo.; his wife, Theresa T. (Rodriguez) Sanchez; one son, Michael R. Sanchez; one daughter, Tonita L. Sanchez, all of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one brother, Joseph R. (Ruth) Sanchez Jr. of Denver, Colo.; two sisters, RoseAnn (Victor) Sena and Lucille (Lawrence) Vigil, both of Pueblo, Colo.; one grandson, J.J. Sanchez, and one granddaughter, Aylicia M. Sanchez; as well as a host of other friends and family. Visitation will be private. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. today at Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church located at 2715 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, Colo. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery located at 1005 S. Hancock, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Sanchez, Gasper R.
Gasper R. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - September 9, 1987 - Gasper R. Sanchez, 37, of 6420 Porter Way, Commerce City, Colo., passed away Sept. 7, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Husband of Lorraine L. Sanchez; father of Trina and Lorrie Sanchez of Commerce City; son of Berlinda (Henry) Trujillo and Ramon Sanchez Jr. of Pueblo; grandson of Ramon Sanchez Sr. of Pueblo; son-in-law of Hazel (Gilbert) Duran of Denver; brother of Delma (Joe) Cordova, Elizabeth (Martin) Adakai, Louise (William) Bravo and Elaine Sanchez, all of Pueblo, Pat (Elva) Sanchez of New Mexico, Terrie (Cecil) Hersey of Louisiana; brother-in-law of Mary Pacheco, George (Betty) Montoya, Ruth Montoya, Virginia Montoya and Gilbert Montoya, all of Denver. Also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and loved by many friends. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Rivera Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection, 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Our Lady of Grace Church, 2645 E. 48th Ave., Denver. Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Denver. Family will receive friends and relatives at the home of Delma Cordova, 1726 Henry, Pueblo; and Thursday at the home of Lorraine Sanchez, 6420 Porter Way, Commerce City.

Sanchez, Helen
Helen Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 27, 2001 - Helen Sanchez, 94, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 25, 2001. Born Sept. 30, 1907, in Walsenburg, Colo. Preceded in death by her spouse, Charlie Sanchez; one daughter, Mildred Dobson; also her parents, Santiago and Ursulita Barela. Survived by son, Elmer (Mabel) Sanchez, Santa Fe, N.M.; daughters, Mary Serbie (Joe) Rodriquez, Pueblo, Ursula Valdez, Pueblo, Gloria Padron, Huntington Beach, Calif., and Mary Ann (Wayne) Norwood, Vacaville, Calif.; sister, Mary Castro, Pueblo; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Helen enjoyed music, dancing, playing the piano and the harmonica, traveling and the time she spent with her family. Viewing, 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Romero Chapel. Vigil Rosary, 7 p.m. Friday, Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Leander Church. Celebrant Rev. Ben Bacino. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after interment.

Sanchez, Isabelle
Isabelle Sanchez - Walsenburg World - August 11, 1903 - Confesses Killing - A.C. Miera has confessed to the killing of Isabelle Sanchez, whose death was chronicled in the World the latter part of last month. Miera and Mrs. Sanchez were both married but were both trying to secure divorces. Miera claimed to be in love with Mrs. Sanchez. They were seen together on the evening of July 27th and the next morning the woman's body was found in some weeds. She had been shot in the back of the head and the bullet came out through the forehead. The confession was made to one Francisco Romero and was not at the preliminary hearing. Miera will be bound over to the District Court of Las Animas County.

Sanchez, Jennie
Jennie Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 16, 1987 - Jennie Sanchez, 1144 E. Orman, departed this life Dec. 13, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A longtime Pueblo resident, she was born May 31, 1931, in Loveland, and married Froilan Silviano Sanchez on March 14, 1953, in Pueblo. She was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Preceded in death by her father, Jose Roldan; brother, Nick Roldan; brother-in-law, Pasqual (Spider) Robles; nephew, Raymond Aguirre Jr. Survivors include her husband, Froilan Silviano Sanchez, of the family home; children, Edward John Sanchez, Mary Jo (Chris) Martinez, both of Pueblo, Carol (Jim) Valvidia, Rosemead, Calif.; mother, Josefa Roldan, Pueblo; brother, Jose Roldan Jr.; sisters, Helen (Raymond) Aguirre, Rose Robles, Liz (Pete) Ponce, Juliana (Jerry) Leyba, Louise (James) Sandoval, Carmen (Ron) Pacheco, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Leandro, Mark, Keira Lyn, Jimmy; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Mass of the Resurrection, 10 a.m. Thursday, both services at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, the Rev. Raymond P. Grimes, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the home.

Sanchez, Jimmy B.
Jimmy B. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 13, 1998 - Jimmy B. Sanchez passed away Dec. 10, 1998. Survived by his sisters, Helen Duersch of Emporia, Kan., Genevieve Cruz of Pueblo, Millie Montoya of Colorado Springs and Glenda Ramsey of Denver- and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Born June 20, 1938, in San Luis, Colo. Jimmy was a member of the Sacred Heart Cathedral and he served in the U.S. Air Force. Viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Monday. Family will greet friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, 11th and Grand, with Father Mike DeSciose as celebrant. Interment will follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Sanchez, Joanne M.
Joanne M. Sanchez – Pueblo Chieftain – August 27, 2006 – Joanne M. Sanchez, 68, of Denver passed away on August 24, 2006. Joanne is survived by her husband Rudy of 53 years, children Don, Matthew (Lisa), Loretta, grandchildren Carissima, Dominique, Vincente, Nicholas, Alexis, Jhaden, great-granddaughter Tiscelia, brothers Gerald (Nancy), and James Martinez, sister Sharon Sanchez, numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends. Visitation Monday 6-7 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m., both at Newcomer Family West Metro Chapel. Services Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 7595 Federal Blvd., Westminster. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Joanne's name to; Salestian Mission, Lakota Indians in South Dakota, The God's Children of Honduras, Our Lady of Guadalupe School.

Sanchez, Joe
Joe Sanchez – Telluride Daily Journal – August 8, 1902 – Horrible Coal Mine Explosion – Gas and Powder Explode in Mine Number Three at Town of Bowen, Near Trinidad – Thirteen Bodies Recovered – Note: Joe Sanchez is listed among the dead of the Bowen Mine disaster, August 7, 1902. Joe Sanchez: Mexican, age 26, married with one surviving child. He was a “machine runner” for the Union Coal Company; cause of death was an explosion. Source: Denver Public Library, “Colorado Mining Fatalities." Note: Newspaper articles also list this man as John Sanches, Joe Sauchey, and Joe Sauchy. http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/bowen.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Sanchez, Joe S.
Joe S. Sanchez, - Pueblo Chieftain - January 30, 2001 - Joe S. Sanchez, 76, longtime Puebloan. Went to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2001. Survived by his wife, Frances Sanchez, of 40 years; one daughter, Rose Sanchez of Colorado Springs; and mother-in-law, Rose Castro of Walsenburg, Colo. Family includes Henry Garcia, Bernilda Garcia, Marie Vigil, Laura and Richard Vasquez, David and Delores Maestas, Terry and Brenda Vasquez, John and Charolette Vasquez, Richard and Valerie Vasquez, Martin Romero, and Telesfor Abeyta, all of New Mexico. Also, Eva Romero of Rocky Ford, Colo., Janet Garcia, Louie Martinez, Anthony Martinez and Judy Martinez of Pueblo; brothers, nephews and nieces all of Colorado Springs and other numerous relatives and close friends. On behalf of the family of Joe Sanchez we would like to thank all of the people that have given him great care, especially Primary Health Care, all the CNA's and physical therapists. We appreciate all you have done, thank you. Viewing will be today from 9 a.m. to noon. Funeral service (NOTE TIME CHANGE) today, noon at Romero Chapel. Private burial at Roselawn, Rev. Ben Bacino officiant.

Sanchez, John A.
John A. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 1987 - John A. Sanchez, 79, passed away on Aug. 23, 1987. Mr. Sanchez is survived by his wife, Emma Sanchez of Pueblo; daughters, Katherine Sanchez, Dorothy (Edward) Jeffers, all of Las Vegas, Nev., Juanita (Tim) Traylor of Mount Airy, Md., Rose (Raul) Prado, Joann (Joseph) Massarotti, all of Pueblo; sons, Manny (Sheri) Sanchez of Hollywood, Calif., Thomas R. (Sarah) Sanchez, Richard Sanchez, Anthony (Edie) Sanchez, Michael (Jesse) Sanchez; 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He also is survived by two brothers, Lino (Bernice) Sanchez of Walsenburg, Nick (Juanita) Sanchez of Arvada; one sister. Jenny (Danny) Meehan of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Tranqurlino and Catalina Sanchez; son, Donald G. Sanchez in 1967; and grandson, Victor Antuna, June 1987, in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Sanchez was born on June 24, 1908, in Gardner. He was employed as a tire repairman at the PAD until retirement. He was a member of Sacred Heart Cathedral, Nuestro Padre Jesus Society, Western Reserve Life Insurance Agent. Visitation hours from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary recitation at 7 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Mass of Christian Burial at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Sacred Heart Cathedral with Bishop Arthur Tafoya, Father Richard Becker, and Father Joseph McGuinness officiating. Interment, Pieta, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Sacred Heart Reception Hall following interment.

Sanchez, John G.
John G. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 1999 - John G. Sanchez, 73, of El Paso, Texas, passed away Jan. 31, 1999. Born on Dec. 18, 1925, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents, Trinidad and Manuela Gonzales Sanchez. Also preceded in death by sister, Josephine Gama- and two brothers, Philip and David Sanchez. Survived by his loving wife, Elsie Sanchez, of the family home in El Paso, Texas- son, Richard Sanchez, El Paso, Texas- sisters, Connie Hernandez and Mary Ann Salazar, both of Pueblo- six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Viewing from 1-5 p.m. Friday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Francis Xavier Church, Rev. Ron Roche celebrant. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Graveside military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family may be contacted at 1608 E. Routt. (A ran in the shortened obituary on Feb. 5, 1999)

Sanchez, Jose
Jose Sanchez - Fairplay Flume - January 6, 1911 - Jose Sanchez, a miner, was killed by a rock fall in the Wootton mine at Trinidad.

Sanchez, Jose Lugardo
Jose Lugardo “Lugie” Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - May 11, 2004 - Jose Lugardo “Lugie” Sanchez , age 63 of Denver, was born Nov. 15, 1940 in Chama, Colo. and passed away at his home May 5, 2004. Husband of Patricia; father of Adam (Annette), Rodney, Jeffrey and Andrea; son of Rosenda Sanchez; brother of Billy (Katie) Sanchez, Lorraine Garcia, Charlene (Virgil) Sanchez, Laura (Elden) Almendares, and Geraldine Sanchez; grandfather of Adam, Brooke, Jeffrey, and Courtney; preceded in death by his father, Amarante Sanchez and grandson Jacob. Memorial Mass Wednesday, 11 a.m., Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 3101 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood, Colo., Interment Ft. Logan National Cemetery.

Sanchez, Josefa
Josefa Sanchez - Huerfano World - July 17, 1980 - Josefa Sanchez, 90, of La Veta, died July 10, 1980, at Huerfano Memorial Hospital of heart failure. Born August 25, 1889, at Jaroso Creek, above Gulnare, she left the family farm in 1957 when her husband died and moved to Denver, where she lived until 1972. She then moved in with her daughter in La Veta and had lived there for the past eight years. She was a member of Christ the King Church in La Veta. Mrs. Sanchez is survived by three sons, Theodore Sanchez, La Veta and Tony Sanchez and Florencio Sanchez, both of Denver; four daughters, Mrs. Augustina Chavez, Mrs. Benerita Galvan, Mrs. Rose Herrera, and Mrs. Lora Archuleta, all of La Veta; a sister, Mrs. Pauline Chavez, Denver; 21 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren, and 29 great-great-grandchildren. Wake service was held at Christ the King Church in La Veta July 13. Mass of Christian Burial was at the church Monday at 10 a.m. Burial was in Jaroso Creek Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Sanchez, Joseph L.
Joseph L. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - February 05, 1986 - Joseph L. Sanchez, 53, of 323 Orman Ave, Pueblo, passed away Feb. 28, 1986, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Mr. Sanchez was born May 15, 1932, in Rodarte, N.M. He moved to Pueblo 19 years ago from Denver. He was employed by Don Musso Landscaping and was a member of Spanish Assembly of God Church. He is survived by his parents, Levi and Augustina (Muniz) Sanchez, Brighton; sons, Robert Sanchez, Thornton; and Victor Sanchez, Denver; daughters, Nancy Lopez, Irene Sanchez, Gloria Sandoval, and Jennie Sanchez, all of Denver; brothers, John Sanchez, Salida; Paul Sanchez and Gilbert Sanchez, Questa, N.M.; Levi Sanchez Jr., Brighton; and Floyd Sanchez, Leadville; sisters, Dorothy Mascarenas, Leadville; Alice Salazar, Thornton; and Shirley Archuleta, Salida; dear friend, Naomi Arellano, Pueblo, and 17 grandchildren. Prayer service was held Monday, March 3, at Rice Chapel, and funeral service was held Tuesday, March 4, at Spanish Assembly of God Church, Brighton, Interment was in Fairview Cemetery, Brighton.

Sanchez, Juan A.
Juan A. Sanchez - Huerfano World - May 1, 2008 - Juan A. Sanchez, 68, of Broomfield and Walsenburg passed away April 28, 2008 from cancer. Born in Alamo, CO on December 23, 1939 to Arthur and Magalena (Martinez) Sanchez. For anyone who knew him, he was always happy and gave without expecting anything in return. He was an amazing husband, father and friend. Among his many hobbies, Juan loved to fish and make birdhouses. He will be greatly remembered and missed. He served in the Air Force for four years as an Airman Second Class and worked for 30 years at the Gates Rubber Company. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Priscilla (Vigil) Sanchez; his children, Arthur Mooney (Tonya) Sanchez and Brenda Vigil. Also survived by his sisters, Doris Flores and Josie (Mike) Saucedo, several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews; cousins and God children. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Mary Francis Coe. Visitation will be held at Boies-Ortega Funeral Home Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Rosary will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3 followed by the funeral mass at St. Mary Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. For all the people who are unable to come to the funeral, a Memorial Service will be held May 14, 6 p.m. at Holy Cross Ava Maria Hall at 9371 Wigham Street in Thornton. Please bring a memory to share. In lieu of flowers, please donate money to the VA Nursing Home in Denver. They took great care of him.

Sanchez, Juan Pedro
Juan Pedro "Pete" Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - September 03, 1986 - Juan Pedro "Pete" Sanchez, late of 507 N. Hudson, passed away Aug. 31, 1986. Mr. Sanchez was a member of St. Leander Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Borrego in 1966; and a brother, Arthur Sanchez in 1979. Survivors include five brothers, Eliberto (Inez) Sanchez, Don (Virginia) Sanchez, and Frank (Dorothy) Sanchez, all of Pueblo; Alex (Helen) Sanchez, Laramie, Wyo.; and Julian (Doris) Sanchez of Colorado Springs; three sisters, Rachel Marple and Louise (Charlie) Mettler, both of Pueblo; and Mercy (Morris) Medina of Colorado Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at St. Leander Church with the rosary recitation at 7 p.m. Wednesday and the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Thursday, with Father Robert Garden officiating. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 2724 E. Orman or 10 Sovereign Circle or 1015 W. Arroyo.

Sanchez, Juanita
Juanita Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 2000 - Juanita Sanchez, of Denver, Colo., formerly of Pueblo, passed away April 16, 2000, in Lakewood. Born Sept. 13, 1899, in San Juan Pueblo, N.M. Preceded in death by spouse, George Sanchez, and three brothers, Amarante, Matias and Pat Talachy, also one sister, Leonarda Sanchez. Survived by brother, Ben Talachy, Ranchitos, N.M.; nieces, Opal Olivas, Ranchitos, N.M., Ruth Rampa, Denver, Priscilla Vigil, Denver, Susan Vigil, Denver, and Ann Brown, Shelby, Mich.; nephews, Phil Talachy, Ranchitos, Bobby Talachy, Ranchitos, Sam Sanchez, Littleton, and Dan Sanchez, Sacramento, Calif. Viewing, Tuesday from 1-7 p.m. Memorial prayer service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Funeral service, Wednesday, 11 a.m., both at Romero Chapel. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after Interment.

Sanchez, Judy G.J.
Judy G. J. Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - November 24, 1998 - Judy G.J. Sanchez, 56, passed away Nov. 21, 1998. Survived by her children, Deborah Sanchez, Milton Sanchez Jr., and Michael Sanchez- grandson, Ernesto Sanchez- brothers and sisters, Daisy (Martin) Gonzales, Benjamin (Jennie) Sandoval, Julia Faix, and Phillip (Beverly) Guillen. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Tito Sandoval- brothers, Tito Sandoval Jr., Gilbert Sandoval, and Anthony Guillen- stepfather, Manual Guillen- and mother, Eleanor Guillen. She was an employee of Pueblo Board of Water Works for 26 years. At her request there will be no viewing. Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998, at St. Leander Catholic Church. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Leander Church Hall after the Mass.

Sanchez, Julia Ward
Julia Ward Sanchez - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 1998 - Julia Ward Sanchez, 98, of La Veta, passed away Sept. 27, 1998. Survived by daughters, Maria Eileen (Ralph) Bankson, Selma (Louis) Garza, and Lou Ellen (Bob) Stecklein; sisters, Nora Sanchez, Viola Mora, and Victoria Cruz; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. Preceded in death by husband, Lucas Sanchez, in 1986; daughter, Delphine Sanchez; two sisters and two brothers. Julia was raised in a ranching family in the La Veta area and graduated from La Veta High School in 1921. She was a member of the Territorial Daughters of Colorado. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, La Veta United Methodist Church, La Veta, Colo. Graveside service, 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Huerfano World - October 1, 1998 - Julia Ward Sanchez, 98, of La Veta, died Sept. 27, 1998. Mrs. Sanchez was raised in a ranching family in La Veta and graduated from La Veta High School in 1921. She was a member of the Territorial Daughters of Colorado. Survivors include three daughters, Marie Eileen Bankson, La Veta, Selma Garza and Lou Ellen Stecklein; three sisters, Nora Sanchez, Viola Mora and Victoria Cruz; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Funeral service will be from the La Veta United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Thursday (today). Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. at Imperial Memorial Gardens in Pueblo.



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