She moved to Salina and attended Salina High School, where she met Joseph Sanchez. They were married Sept. 13, 1939, in Abilene. She has been a resident of Eaglecrest Retirement Community for the past nine years.
Marjorie was a fulltime homemaker, raising eight children. She enjoyed cooking for her family on birthdays, holidays and special gatherings.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph; brother, Donald Martin; three granddaughters; and one grandson.
Marjorie’s living legacy includes six sons, Joseph Jr. (Maggie), Stephen (Addie), Ernie (Judy), Raymond (Colleen), Tom (Leslie) and David (Kristie); two daughters, Maria Hernandez and Denise Miller (Todd); 30 grandchildren; 23 greatgrandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Salina.Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, with vigil service at 6:30 p.m. at Ryan Mortuary.
Memorials: to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth St., Salina 67401.