OBITUARY

Andrew G Sanchez

January 28, 1931September 18, 2020
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Andrew G. Sanchez Senior, 89, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, passed away on September 18th, 2020 at Scottsbluff Care and Rehab. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, September 24th, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Gering, with Fr. Michael McDonald officiating. A rosary will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 23rd, at Gering Memorial Chapel in Gering, with visitation from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

Andrew was born on January 28th, 1932 in Austin, Texas where he was raised by Antonio and Llorne Sanchez. He then moved to Minatare, NE in 1948 where he met his wife Antonia. They got married on May 28th, 1950 then they moved to Scottsbluff where they were blessed with three sons and five daughters and were married for over sixty years. Andrew was a dedicated employee of the Sugar Bowl Feedlot, Great Western Sugar, and Platte Valley Livestock until he retired in 1998. He will be remembered as a good father, a hardworking man and a great provider for his entire family as well as an avid Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas Cowboys fan.

Andrew is survived by 7 of his children: Andrilla Sanchez of Scottsbluff, Vicki Garcia of Scottsbluff, Gloria and her husband Mike Flores of Torrington, Wyoming, Andrew Jr. and his wife Carmen Sanchez of Gering, Margaret and her Husband John Lintz of Scottsbluff, Joe and his wife Esther Sanchez of Scottsbluff, and Anthony and his wife Cyndi Sanchez of Omaha; as well as his 25 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, Lupe Munoz of Gering, and Mary Jane Aguilar of Lubbock, Texas; and brothers, Joe Sanchez of Palestine, Illinois and Manuel Sanchez of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Antonia Sanchez; his father, Antonio Sanchez; his daughter, Mary Contreras; as well as his brothers, Cruz, Frank, and Tony Sanchez; and his sisters, Mercedes Sanchez, Manuela Aguilar, and Julia Sanchez; and his grandchild, Heather Sanchez.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Joseph Sanchez
  • Stephen Sanchez
  • Mike Flores
  • John Lintz Jr
  • Sean Garcia
  • Blake Sanchez
  • Andrew Lintz
  • Tyler Lintz, Honourary Pallbearer
  • Joseph Flores, Honourary Pallbearer
  • Cruz Flores, Honourary Pallbearer
  • Christopher Lintz, Honourary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020

  • Rosary

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, September 24, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, September 24, 2020

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George and Lisa Hernandez

September 23, 2020

Andrew, Carmen and family,

So sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

George and Lisa Hernandez
Morrill, NE

Robert and Charlene Mendoza

September 22, 2020

Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. We wish you peace and comfort as you grieve.

Kathy Ramirez

September 22, 2020

Hugs and prayers to the family of our beloved Uncle Andrew . Rest In Peace Tio♥️🙏🏼♥️

Robin -Gomez

September 20, 2020

So sorry to hear about Pops. May he rest in heavenly peace now with Antonia.

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