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Asta Steingrimsdottir Sanchez

Obituary for Asta Steingrimsdottir Sanchez

July 5, 1932 - July 21, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 86

Obituary

Ásta Steingrímsđottir Sanchez, age 86, born in Reykjavik Iceland but resided in San Antonio, joined her loving husband in heaven Saturday July 21, 2018. Ásta was born July 5th, 1932 to Steingrímur Einarsson and Puríđur Ágústa Símonarđottir and was a sibling of 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Ásta was a very loving and caring sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved all of her kids so much and could not stop talking about them and how proud she was of her precious family. She loved to sew and became a professional seamstress to help pay for her children's activities that they were involved in growing up. She became so high in demand to where she had to turn jobs away. Ásta also loved knitting. When she couldn't sew anymore, she dove into knitting garments for all her children, and many,many friends and relatives.

Ásta is survived by her son, Samuel R. Sanchez Jr. and his wife Rosa Sanchez of Corpus Christi; son, Alfred Sanchez and his wife, Veronica Sanchez of Corpus Christi; daughter, Ágústa Linda Lou Gorrell of San Antonio; grandchildren, K. Sanchez, Alfred Sanchez Jr., Shavawn M.Brozovic and husband, Steven Brozovic, Ashley Sturgill and husband, Jack Sturgill, Samantha Braud and husband, Mike Braud, Christopher J Gorrell and wife, Katrina Gorrell and Andrew R. Sanchez; great grandchildren, Taylor Guzman, Madison Sanchez, Logan and Luke Brozovic, Jadynn and Jace Braud and Dorothy Sturgill.

There will be a huge hole left in our hearts without you here with us to laugh at your whit and loving ways. So many cherished memories you have given us. Till we see you again, we send you our undying love and devotion.

Viewing and Moments of Remembrance
Thursday August 2 at Porter Loring McCullough
6pm viewing
7pm service

Memorial Service
Friday August 3 at Porter Loring McCullough
9am

Internment
10:30 am at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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