|Birth: ||Oct. 1, 1920|
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 2004|
Manuel Sanchez, 83, of Farmington, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at Life Care Center in Farmington. He was born in Las Ventanas, N.M., on Oct. 1, 1920, to Ramon and Eufelia Sanchez.
He is survived by his sons, Henry Sanchez and wife Connie of Bloomfield, Alfonso Sanchez of Bloomfield, and Benny and wife Eileen of Farmington; daughters, Angie Atencio of Bloomfield, Frances Salazar of Española, Rosie Archibeque and husband Paul of Bloomfield, and Aurora Abeyta and husband Lloyd of Bloomfield; and daughter/granddaughter, Annette Jimerfield and husband Nick of Farmington. Also surviving are brothers, Margarito Sanchez of Las Animas, Colo., Arsenio Sanchez and wife Maria of Trementina, N.M., and Ernesto Sanchez and wife Joanne of Bloomfield; sisters, Lucy Yara and husband Jose of Las Vegas, N.M., and Marcella Gonzales of Rio Rancho; and 26 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Manuel was preceded in death by his father, mother, wife Elena, two sons Augustine and Manuel Sanchez, and a sister, Florinda Gutierrez.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., today, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomfield, with Father Ray Mahlmann as celebrant. Interment will follow at Blanco Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Lorenzo Salazar, Raymond Sanchez, Sonny Archibeque, Daniel Sanchez, Geno Atencio, Jose Gonzales and Cody Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be Gilbert Martinez, Tony Valdez, Jesus Munoz, Roman Martinez, Mary Martinez, Modesto Chavez, Arnold Martinez, Bob Fielder, Juan Tafoya, Edwin Glover, his grandsons and his friends at Life Care Center.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St., Farmington, (505) 325-8688.
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Sep 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9444763