Francisco Arturo Sanchez
Arturo went with his Lord on January 16, 2013 at the age of 81. The oldest of 8 brothers and sisters, Arturo was born in Deming, New Mexico on January 30, 1931. He came to CA in 1954. A resident of Colton for 52 years he relocated to Hemet in 2003. Arturo proudly served in the Army
during the Korean conflict
. Upon meeting his wife Dolores and relocating to CA, he had a long successful career as a Manson Bricklayer, eventually starting his own successful construction business. Arturo is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dolores, daughter Christina and sons Arturo Jr. and Ismael (Milo), 2 grandsons, 4 granddaughters, 3 great granddaughters, 2 brothers, 3 sisters, nieces and nephews. A large and loving family who will miss him deeply. A viewing will be held on Weds., January 30, 2013 from 6-8pm. Funeral service will take place on Thurs., January 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Viewing and service will be held at Preciado Funeral Home, San Bernardino. Interment will follow at Hermosa Gardens Cemetery in Colton.