Arturo Sanchez Sr.
Arturo Sanchez, Sr., of Edna, passed away on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at the age of 86. He was born in Victoria, on June 10, 1931, to the late Luis Sanchez and Celia G. Sanchez. Arturo will be greatly missed by his daughters, sons, daughter-in-laws, son-in-laws, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. Arturo is survived by his daughters, Lupe Flores, Ramona Casares, Cecilia Zarate, Theresa Suniga, Sally Mojica, Connie Peralez, and Viola Sanchez Tristan; sons, Arthur Sanchez, Jr. and Martin Sanchez; sisters, Margie Cuellar and Mary Delores Alonzo; 41 grandchildren; 73 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to his parents Arturo is preceded in death by his wife, Lupe Cavazos Sanchez; daughter, Juanita Lopez; sister, Juanita Garcia; brothers, Adolfo Sanchez, Manuel Sanchez, Louis Sanchez, Jr., Robert Sanchez, and Eusebio Sanchez; son-in-law, Daniel Peralez, Sr.; grandchildren, Daniel Zarate, Cade Sanchez, and Ramona K. Casares. Visitation was held on Jan. 21, from 5-7 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m., in the Oaklawn Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service was at 11 a.m. on Jan. 22, in the Oaklawn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at 1 p.m., in the Resurrection Cemetery in Victoria. Pallbearers were Ernest Mendoza, Jr. Greg Garcia, Arthur Sanchez, III., Felipe Flores, Robert Zarate, Marty Sanchez, Jr., Jose Arturo Vasquez, and , Paul Anthony Tristan, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were all remaining grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna. 361-782-2221.