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Sanchez, Elsie



Elsie Sanchez, age 72 our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend, left our world to join our Lord on January 6, 2016.

She was an amazing, loving, and caring women who always invested herself in caring for others.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Demostenes Sanchez; parents Epitacio and Lucaria Duran; sister Edwina Sanchez; brother Felix Duran and son-in-law Arthur Contrares.

She is survived by three children, Joanne Contrares, Patricia Russell and husband Gary, Tommy Sanchez and wife Loretta. Elsie is also survived by her grandchildren which brought her profound love, joy, and pride, Monique Priest and husband Jeremiah, Ashley Herrera and husband Joey, Leanne Sanchez, Jessica Sanchez, Jared Russell, and Erin Russell. She is survived by her three precious great-grandchildren who she loved greatly, Analiese Herrera, Jayden and Jase Priest. Also surviving are her two brothers; Orlando Duran and wife Margie, Audrey Duran and wife Mary.

Services will be celebrated at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Alameda and 4th St. NW. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Interment to follow at San Carlos Cemetery located on Alameda. Pallbearers will be Jared Russell, Jeremiah Priest, Joey Herrera, Chris Garcia, Frankie Sanchez, and John Plakio.

You will forever be our

eternal reminder of what it means to love and be loved. From all of your

children with love

Joanne, Trish, and Tommy.
Published in Albuquerque Journal from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2016
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