Judy Lynn Sanchez

January 30, 1959September 12, 2021
Obituary of Judy Lynn Sanchez
Judy Lynn Sanchez, 62, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born January 30, 1959 in Hicksville, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Don Tomlinson and Sandi Jo Tomlinson, who survives and resides in Fort Wayne. A graduate of Snider High School, Judy was employed with Pensionmark. She married her loving husband, John Sanchez, on January 2, 2019; he survives and resides in Fort Wayne. A woman of many talents, she was a master gardener and award-winning quilter. She enjoyed making candles, making stain glass, collecting glassware, and canning foods. She volunteered at Purdue Extension Office Gardens, Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve, and Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House. Also surviving are her sons, Cameron Joseph Gardiner of Lemoore, Calif., and Andrew Colin Gardiner of Fort Wayne; sister, Robin Sue Hall of Hot Springs, Ark.; brother, Rick Lee Tomlinson of Fort Wayne; niece, Elizabeth Kathleen Hall of Seoul, South Korea; and nephew, Keith Tomlinson II of Hicksville, Ohio. She was also preceded in death by her half-brother, Keith Frances Tomlinson of Hicksville, Ohio; grandparents, Keith & Lillian Tomlinson and Joe & Leona Lengacher; and nephew, Allen Hall. Per Judy’s wishes, there are no services. For online condolences, please visit

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