Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Holtville for Juana H. Sanchez, 51, of Holtville, who died of cancer Tuesday in her home. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Holtville with the Rev. Cecilio Moraga officiating.
Burial will be in Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville.
Mrs. Sanchez was born Dec. 18, 1949, in Santiago Ixcuintla, Nayarit, Mexico. She was raised in Mexico and moved to the Imperial Valley in 1973, settling in Holtville, where she raised her family for the past 28 years.
She was preceded in death by her brother Marcelino Hernandez in 1998.
Survivors include her sons, Richard and Italo Sanchez, both of Holtville; daughters, Mariana, America, Juliana and Juanita Sanchez, all of Holtville; mother, Domitila Hernandez-Garcia of Mexico; sisters, Amelia Hernandez-Barajas and Rosario and Quirina Hernandez-Ceseña, all of Mexico; brothers, Alfredo, Richie and Cesar Hernandez, all of Mexico and Francisco Hernandez of Modesto; and 13 grandchildren.