Candelaria "Candy" Sanders, 72, passed away Aug. 19, 2013, in Mescalero. She was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Alamogordo, to Ruben and Martina Ruben Rodriguez.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Sanders, of Capitan; daughter Melissa Brown, of Kingman, Ariz.; sisters-in-law Josie Rodriguez, of Albuquerque; and Dorothy George, of Grantsville, Md.; nephews Pete Rodriguez, of Dallas; and Gary Broadwater and Kevin Broadwater, both of Grantsville; and nieces Terrie Rodriguez and Patricia Rodriguez, both of Albuquerque; and Elizabeth Rivera, of Alamogordo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters.
Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the Capitan Methodist Church.
The Sanders family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home. Cremation will take place at PCS.
To sign the online register book, please visit http://www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Aug. 24 to Sept. 23, 2013