Marcos C. Sanchez, 87, a long-time Grandview resident died Monday, July 17, 2006, in Sunnyside.
He was born May 2, 1919 in Edinburg, Texas. He received his education in Texas. On June 27, 1938 he married Cruz Cortez in Edinburg. In 1949 the Sanchez family moved to Grandview. He worked for Amos Burlotte Farms, which later became Yakima Chief Ranches.
He is survived by his four daughters, Maria Petra, Lola Sanchez, Rosa Mendoza, all of Grandview, and Elida Rodriguez of Sunnyside; one son, Noe Sanchez of Grandview; 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; four sisters, Irene Lopez and Luz Gonzalez, both of Othello, Sarah Lopez of Yakima and Maria Palacios of Grandview; two brothers, Leno Sanchez and Jose Sanchez, both of Othello.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cruz Sanchez; one brother, Luis Sanchez; and one sister, Rosa Morales.
Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, July 20, 2006, from 4 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 6 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Grandview. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 21, 2006, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Grandview. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery under the direction of the Smith Funeral Home.