Consuelo Cavazos Sanchez, age 85, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints.
She was born in Monterrey, Mexico, February 10, 1923, daughter of the late Frederico and Antonia (Nee: Garza) Cavazos. In 1943, she was united in marriage to Tomas Reyes Sanchez in San Antonio, TX and it was in San Antonio that their children were born. Tomas passed away March 8, 1958. Consuelo was devout Catholic and a member of St. Lucy’s Catholic Church.
She was a cook at Las Carmelitas Convent in San Antonio, TX, and for years worked at Kurten Clinic and for Dr. Henkel in housekeeping. Above all she was dedicated to her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be dearly missed.
Surviving are her children, Tomas R. Sanchez Jr, Rosemary (Richard) Matsen, Crescencio R. (Catherine) Sanchez, Fred R. (Adela) Sanchez, Jose G. (Andrea) Sanchez, Dave A. (Lolly) Sanchez, Joseph A. Sanchez (Sylvia and Ramon Anchondo and family), Frank V. (Bertha) Sanchez; 21 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Domingo Padilla of San Antonio, TX; dear friend, Joe Rodriguez; other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her soul mate of 50 years, Roberto Mandujano; 3 sisters, Lydia, Antonia, and Juanita; her brother, Frederico; and dear friend, Connie Rodriguez.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, June 2, 2008, 11 A.M. at St. Lucy’s Catholic Church, 3101 Drexel Ave with Reverend Mark R. Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Sunday at the funeral home 6-8 P.M. and Monday at the church 10:30 A.M. until time of Mass.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
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