Consuelo “Koki” Sanchez, 90, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away peacefully at her home in Santa Fe on Saturday, November 23, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph Luis and Juanita E. Salas; her siblings Frances Miller and Miguel Escudero. Koki is survived by her beloved husband of 69 years, Henry; their children, Max, Carlos (Sally), Frances “Panch” (Anna), Felice Silva (David), and Rick; grandchildren, Monica Silva, Lauren Bell (Garrett), Carly Sanchez, Kathleen Ramos (Kacy), and Valerie Silva; great-grandchildren, Orion and Phoenix Bell. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.
Henry will miss his favorite dance partner and best girl. The family will miss her animated expressions, good sense of humor and feisty spirit.
The family would like to sincerely thank Tomasita Gallegos for her loving care of Koki and the staff at Ambercare for their guidance and support.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests a charitable donation to the Alzheimer’s Association of NM in her name.
A rosary and funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 beginning at 10am. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:45pm.
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Alzheimer's Association of New Mexico
811 St. Michaels Dr. #106, Santa Fe NM 87505