Filemon Sanchez, 72, a loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on September 14, 2000. Previous to his debilitating accident in 1968, he worked as an operator engineer for 18 years. Filemon will join his devoted and loved wife, Stella Ortega; his parents, Ventura and Manuelita; his brothers, Tony and Eugenio, all in Heaven. He is survived by his one son, Michael Rudy and his wife, Cecilia; his three grandchildren, Christopher, Eric and Karina; siblings, Flora Sanchez, Annie Sanchez, Meliton Sanchez, all from Adelino, Lena Lucero from Albuquerque, and Ben Sanchez and his wife, Josie from West Covina, CA. The family would like to express their gratitude for your prayers and support. A viewing will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tome on Friday, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by a Rosary at 6:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, 10:00 a.m., at Tome Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Parish Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Marty, Junior, Jimenez, Matthew Sanchez, Robert Lucero, and Amarante Silva. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen, NM.
Published on: Sat September 16, 2000