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Gilbert L. Sanchez

Obituary for Gilbert L. Sanchez

January 30, 1926 - January 7, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 91

... placed family first in his life ...

Obituary

Gilbert L. Sanchez, age 91, passed away on January 7, 2018 just a few weeks shy of his 92nd birthday. At a very young age, he proudly served his county in the US Navy during World War II. Following his enlistment, he worked in civil service for 42 years at Kelley Air Force Base. He placed family first in his life and instilled the value of modesty and hard work to his children. His memory will endure in our hearts.

Gilbert is preceded in death by his parents: Anastacio Sanchez and Celia Longoria; his beloved wife, Alice Sanchez; his brother, Stanley Sanchez and half-brother, Frank Sanchez.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Sanchez; granddaughter, Jessica N. Sanchez; and great granddaughters, Xyalia Sanchez and Jenessa Sanchez; godson, Roger Perales; nephew, Bobby Joe Cadena; nieces, DeDe Cantu and her husband, John and Joann Buitron; great nephews, Chris Cantu and Robert Buitron; cousin, Katie Perales; his half-brother, Raymond Sanchez and wife, Ofelia; half-sisters: Jane Garcia, Mary Lou Sanchez, Rosalie Ortega and husband, Alejandro along with his many wonderful friends and neighbors.

ROSARY
SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2018
7:00 PM
PORTER LORING CHAPEL
1101 McCULLOUGH AVE.

FUNERAL SERVICE
MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018
1:30 PM
PORTER LORING CHAPEL

Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum.

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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