Our loving father and grandfather, Jose Elifar Sanchez, 57, died December 23, 1994, in Casper, Wyo., due to complications following open heart surgery.

Born May 26, 1937, in Llano, New Mexico, to Barolin and Petrolina Sanchez. Married Olivama Aleman on May 21, 1960; later divorced and married Hazel Martinez. Retired from Tooele Army Depot.Survived by: first wife, their four children and their spouses, Lydia Moore (Pat), Patrick (Becky), Ruben (Diana), and Cynthia Sanchez; five grandsons, three granddaughters; his mother, four sisters, six brothers; his current wife, one stepson, one stepdaughter, one step-granddaughter.

Preceded in death by father, one brother, two granddaughters.

He will be laid to rest in Rawlings, Wyoming on December 28, 1994. Viewing Tuesday, 3 to 5 p.m., at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rawlings, Wyo., and funeral mass Wednesday, at 10 a.m. A special mass intention will be held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Kearns, at a later date.

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