REMEMBERING

Leon Sanchez Jr.

1935

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2023

In Memory of Leon Sanchez Jr. (87 yrs).

Resident of Hobart Indiana peacefully passed on September 2, 2023.

Born on September 29, 1935 in McAllen, Texas to Leon Sanchez Sr. and Maria DeLaLuz Garza Sanchez.

Leon Sanchez Jr. enlisted in the Army upon completion of his high school career. He honorably provided his military services in the Korean War. Soon after his military services Leon extended his career as a Gary Indiana Police Officer for many years and retired from the Police force in 1982. His dedication of public services continued on in  various security jobs which included working for nipsco, a water park in Mission Texas, the Stardust Casino in Las Vegas Nevada and the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City Indiana, being the final days of his employment. His final retirement occurred in the year 2014.

Preceded in death by both his parents. He is survived by his son Leon Sanchez III and wife Nancy. His grandson Michael A Sanchez who resides in Valparaiso Indiana. His granddaughter Alexandra T. Sanchez resident of Champaign, Illinois. His great grandchildren: Alexis, Macie, and Ian Sanchez. Sister; Minerva Sanchez Guerra and husband Ramon of McAllen Texas. Brothers; Ricardo Sanchez and wife Norma of Arlington Texas. Oscar Sanchez and wife Irene of Pontiac Michigan, Jaime Sanchez and wife Esther of Grand Blanc, Michigan. Including many nieces and nephews as well.

*Leon Sanchez Jr.* You may be gone from our sight, but you’ll never be gone from our heart’s.

 

 

 

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Angie Franco
Angie Franco
7 months ago

I remember my Tio Leon as a “larger than life” guy, who stood tall and straight wherever he was. I loved to listen to his deep voice while telling police stories and his humble laugh. Thanks for the great memories and all your years of service. RIP

Joan Morales
Joan Morales
7 months ago

Dear Leon,
My deepest condolences in the passing of your Father.
May God grant him Heaven.
Lifting you up in prayer today.
Love, Joan Morales

Joan Morales
Joan Morales
7 months ago

Dearest Leon,
My deepest Sympathy in the passing of your Father.
May God grant him Heaven.
I will be praying for You, Nancy and family that you find
comfort at this time. May the loving memories of your Father
be forever with you.

Joan Morales
Joan Morales
7 months ago

My deepest sympathies in the passing of your father. May God grant him Heaven. My thoughts and prayers to you Nancy and family.

Ann Paris
Ann Paris
7 months ago

Leon was a very close friend, we loved him dearly. Prayers to all who loved Leon. We will miss his presence we enjoyed for so many years❤️🙏
Adrian and Ann Paris

Christopher McQuillin
Christopher McQuillin
7 months ago

Leon was Dad’s partner at GPD and a member of our family. May he Rest In Peace.

Anna Arceo-McCabe
Anna Arceo-McCabe
7 months ago

Your dad was a regular fixture at my parents’ house throughout my life. I won’t forget the stories, late nights and my mom feeding him. I missed those days. Please know my brother & I send our condolences to you and your family.

Visitation Details

Venue:

Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

Date:

Monday, September 11, 2023

Time:

2:00 PM

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6:00

Note:

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Service Details

Venue:

Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

Date:

Monday, September 11, 2023

Time:

5:00 PM

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N/A

Officiator:

No officiator information available.

Note:

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