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Obituary: Joseph C. Sanchez

Joseph C. Sanchez 8/11/27 ~ 9/27/05 Joe passed away from complications following a series of strokes. Joe was born in La Junta, CO to Tomasita and Sam Sanchez. Joe grew up in La Junta, CO where he met Ellen his wife of 54 years. October 28, 1950 Joe married the love of his life Ellen Arellano. In 1952 Joe and Ellen moved to Salt Lake City to raise their family. Joe spent 30 years of his career as a member of Shopmen's Local Union #562 employed at Western Steel and later Joy Manufacturing. Joe leaves behind his lovely wife, Ellen, 3 children Linda (Steve) Beck, Pat (Jody) Sanchez of Salt Lake, Gloria (Quinn) Poll of Nampa, ID, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one brother Steve (Vivian) Sanchez of Boone, CO. Joe enjoyed family, friend and trips to Wendover. He was known for his generosity as well as his love of life and children. He will be missed by all. Services will be held Monday, October 3, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at The Cathedral of the Madeline, 331 East South Temple. Viewing will be held Sunday, October 2, 2005 from 6-8 p.m. with vigil service at 7:30 p.m. at Deseret Memorial Mortuary