Lorraine Sandoval

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LORRAINE SANDOVAL Lorraine Sandoval born on October 3, 1929 passed away peacefully at St. Vincent's hospital on Tuesday July 9, 2014. She is preceded in death by her parents Filadelfio and Filomena Roybal, her sister Claudia Spare, and two brothers, Floyd and Benjamin Roybal. Lorraine is the daughter of the late Filadelfio and Filomena Roybal of Llano de San Juan, New Mexico. She lived most of her life in New Mexico with her husband Jose Felix Sandoval of 67 years. She attended a one room school house in Llano and Alison & James boarding school in Santa Fe. Lorraine was a wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, grandmother and friend. She was dedicated to raising her five children and had a compassionate generous heart. Following WWII Lorraine and Felix were married on January 25, 1947. Together they lived in Wyoming for the first 10 years of their marriage followed by life in Rio Lucio, New Mexico. Lorraine thoroughly enjoyed developing her creative side with ceramics, arts and crafts, floral arrangements, and cooking. She was a member of the St. Anthony's Catholic Parish. Lorraine is survived by her husband Jose Felix Sandoval, three sons, and two daughters: Raymond Sandoval and wife Rita, Marie Romero and husband Isaac, Yolanda Trujillo and husband Henry, Eric Sandoval and wife Joyce, youngest son Timmy, ten grandchildren: Spring, Rodney, Tanya, Drucille, Rebecca, Alejandro, Desiree, Dayna, Andres, and Anna; six great grandchildren: Desiree, Ashley, Alicia, Trinity, RJ, and Isaac. Lorraine is survived by one brother, Edward Roybal and one sister, Jo Roybal Izay, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Public visitation will begin on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Anthony de Pauda Catholic Church in Pe¤asco with a rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. also at St. Anthony de Pauda Catholic Church in Pe¤asco. Burial will be on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. The family of Lorraine Sandoval has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espa¤ola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on July 15, 2014
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