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Adelina R. Sanchez
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1928
Death: Jan. 22, 2010

Adelina R. Sanchez, age 82, longtime resident of Las Vegas, passed away Jan. 22, 2010. She was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Denver to Telesfor Muniz and Eloisa Jaramillo. She was married to the late Juan B. Sanchez on Oct. 1, 1949, in Trinidad, Colo. She retired from the New Mexico State Hospital in 1991 with 33 years of service as a licensed practical nurse.

A lifelong Catholic, she was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas.

She was a member of Senior Circle and Gold Star Wives.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Telesfor and Eloisa Muniz; husband, Juan B. Sanchez; son, John Jeffrey Sanchez; brother, Jose Luciano Muniz; sister, Rosanna Gonzales; and longtime companion, J. Leon Green.

Adelina is survived by her son, Victor L. Sanchez and wife Veronica of Las Vegas; grandson, Victor Michael Sanchez and wife Dana of Albuquerque; great-granddaughter, Vannassa Sanchez and great-grandson Jeffrey Sanchez and their mother, Judy Sanchez, all of Las Vegas; dear friend and care giver, Andrietta Chavez and family of Las Vegas. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

Rosary services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at the Rogers Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Father C. John Brasher as celebrant. Interment of her cremains will follow at the San Jose Cemetery, Las Vegas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, NM Chapter.

Visit Rogers Mortuary's website at to sign its online register book.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, NM, 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.
Family links: 
  Telesfor Muniz (1906 - 1934)
  Eloisa Jaramillo Gurule (1906 - 1991)
  Jaun Bruno Sanchez (1928 - 1957)*
  John Jeffery Sanchez (1952 - 1980)*
  Adelina R. Sanchez (1928 - 2010)
  Sisfredo Telesfor Muniz (1929 - 1929)*
  Rosanna Maria Muniz Gonzalez (1933 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
San Jose Cemetery
Las Vegas
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47108847
Adelina R. Sanchez
Added by: Betty L. Gonzales
Adelina R. Sanchez
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Our Cousin, Nina you will always be in our hearts, Love Bob & Betty Gonzales
- Bob Gonzales
 Added: Jul. 26, 2010

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