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John Vincent Sanchez

Posted 2023-11-26 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Nov. 26, 2023 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

John Vincent Sanchez was known by some of his friends as "Sancheezy,"
because he was always funny and ready to make you laugh. He passed away
on Nov. 2, 2023, at the age of 61 at his home in Stagecoach Trails
Ranch, Yucca.

John was born in Salinas, California on March 6, 1962, to parents
Vincent Sanchez and Patricia Catherine Van Aernam. John went to college
and received a degree in electronics engineering. He worked as an
electronic technician at A&A Electronics located in Lake Havasu City for
nine years.

John married his loving wife Tamara Suzanne Griffin at the Vineyard
Church located in Salinas, California on March 15, 1997. They were
married for nearly 27 wonderful years. John and Tamara raised his two
children together: daughter Jillian Marie Miller and son Daniel Matthew

John enjoyed collecting antiques as well as sports memorabilia. He also
enjoyed hiking, Frisbee, baseball, and skateboarding. John loved living
in Stagecoach Trails because of the beauty and this is where he wanted
to make his home.

He made many friends out there because of his great smile and positive
energy. He was always up for having a barbecue, a bonfire, and great
conversation with friends.

John is preceded in death by his father; Vincent Sanchez and his sister
Susan "Suzy" Marie Sanchez.

He is survived by his wife; Tamara Suzanne Sanchez, mother; Patricia
Catherine Meacham, siblings; Chad Matthew Sanchez, Anne Gabrielle
Richmond, and Gianna Marie Marchal, son; Daniel Matthew Sanchez,
daughter; Jillian Marie Miller, and his six grandchildren.

John will live on in our hearts forever.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz Fraze Funeral Home.

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