MISSION – Guadalupe (Lupe) Sanchez passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, after a battle with cancer.
She was born in Mission on Dec. 12 to the pioneering family of Tomas and Paula Sauceda.
Survivors include her children, Herminia Wilson, Evangelina Sotel, Elena Rodriguez, Gilberto Sanchez Jr. and Roel Sanchez; brother, Feliciano Sauceda; sisters, San Juana Vasquez and Antonia Rodriguez and 16 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilberto Sanchez; parents; daughter, Josefina; brothers, Vicente, Inez and Miguel; and sister Etanislada.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 9 p.m. with 7 p.m. rosary at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. The mass will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. A graveside service will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.
Pallbearers will be her grandchildren and honorary pallbearers will be her sons.