Sanchez, William Alexander

SANCHEZ – William Alexander Sanchez passed away near Gleichen on October 28th, 1999 at the age of 20 years.

Born in San Salvador, EL Salvador on October 6th, 1979, Alex came to Canada with his family in 1987. They settled in Medicine Hat where he attended the Southview Elementary School for 5 years before moving to Brooks for 6 months and then onto Bassano where he continued his education and had resided since. Alex enjoyed participating in many sports for which he received many awards and medals, in badminton, volleyball, floor hockey, cross country running and he was also chosen for the Alberta Provincial Soccer Team.

Alex will be remembered for his love of his family and for being a kind, soft, gentle man. He was loved and admired by all that knew him. Alex is survived by his loving family, son All Snow Sanchez, mother Maria, father Antonio and one brother Marco.

Funeral services will be held at 11 :00 a.m. on Saturday, November 6th from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Rosemary. Bishop Mark Watson officiating.

Active pallbearers will be Marco Sanchez, Gordon Cummings, Alex Miklos, Josh Lee, Matthew Rees, Cody Kilcup, Jaret Jones, Tom Hein and Ryan Wickson.

Interment to follow at the Bassano Cemetery. In memory of Alex, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to Child Find, #101, 424 – 10th Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 1V9. Arrangements in care of Smith Funeral Home. Telephone 362-4636.