Cover photo for Ruben Sanchez's Obituary

Ruben Sanchez

d. December 20, 2022


Ruben George Sanchez Sr. was born on April 30th, 1954, and passed away on December 20th, 2022, in Albuquerque, NM at the age of 68. He loved his Minnesota Vikings, fishing, camping, and most of all, his wife Millie.

Ruben is survived by his wife of 49 and a half years, Emilia Sanchez and their three children Veronica, Ruben Jr. and wife Dalilah, Renee and husband Mark. Four siblings, 9 grandchildren Antoinette, Ruben (Gordo), Adrianna, Marlene, JoeZiah, Ruben III, JerMiah, Angelo, Nalayah, and 2 great-grandchildren Aubrey and Izzlayah. Ruben is preceded in death by parents Fabiola and Guadalupe Sanchez and three siblings.

Services will be held as followed, Rosary will be held by the Legion of Mary, Tuesday January 17, 2023 @6pm, at Church of the Ascension, 2150 Raymac Rd Albuquerque, NM 87105. Funeral will be held Wednesday January 18, 2023 @10am at Church of the Ascension, 2150 Raymac Rd Albuquerque, NM 87105 with the Burial to follow at Los Padillas Cemetery, 2820 Los Padillas Rd SW Albuquerque, NM 87121.

Urn Bearers (Mark Prizzi, Ruben Sanchez Jr. Antoinette Prizzi and Marlene Prizzi) Honorary Urn Bearers (Ruben “Gordo” Sanchez and JoeZiah Sanchez)

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