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SANCHEZ, Manuel Lopez
SANCHEZ, Manuel Lopez Manuel Lopez Sanchez from Mojave, Calif., passed away to eternal glory, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City, Calif., after an acute illness. He remained very active at the age of 98 years old, until his illness. Manuel was born in Mexico on January 20, 1916. He and his wife raised their six children in Mojave and were blessed with 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson. After retirement from Southern Pacific Railroad with 34 years of service, he enjoyed holidays and special occasions with his children and grandchildren; his special kitties; working in his yard; and being an active participant at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Manuel is survived by his children, Louis Sanchez (Gloria), Mojave, Rosie Thompson (Addison), Santa Barbara, Hector Sanchez (Kelly), Mojave, Anna McAtee, Santa Clarita, Jim Sanchez (Rosie), Rancho Santa Fe, and Linda Thiele (Brad), Lancaster; grandchildren, David Edmonds, Jessica Sanchez, Heather Edmonds, Jennifer Echeverria, Eric Edmonds, Jason Sanchez, Tabitha McAtee, Amanda Thiele, Dana Thiele, Melissa Thiele, Jimmy Sanchez, Jr., and Brianna Sanchez, and great-grandson, Frank Echeverria. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 pm, Monday, November 3, 2014 at Stickels Mortuary. The Rosary will be held at 10 am, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, Mojave, followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment will follow the services at East Kern Cemetery, Mojave and a reception at the Saint Francis Hall.Joshua Memorial Park, Lancaster

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