Lifetime Delta County resident Lucy M. Sanchez died July 5, 2013, at her home. She was 92.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Delta. Burial will follow at Delta City Cemetery.
Lucy M. Martinez was born in Parkview, N.M., March 29, 1921, to Pedro and Luc Martinez. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Montrose and Delta.
On March 10, 1945, she married Julian Sanchez in Delta. They lived in Delta most of their lives.
Mrs. Sanchez enjoyed sewing, embroidery, crocheting and spending time with her family and her dog, Pebbles. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Mrs. Sanchez is survived by seven children, Shirley Munoz and husband Richard of Delta; Mary Lou Naranjo and husband Gilbert of Fort Collins, Virginia Strait, Raymond Sanchez and wife Becky, and Pete Sanchez and wife Sharon, all of Delta, Andrew Sanchez and wife Sandy of Grand Junction, and adopted daughter, Arlene Bellvill of Delta; one brother, Hilario Martinez and wife Elma; a brother-in-law, Sam Paiz of Olathe; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Paiz; and her infant son, Joseph Sanchez.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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