Armando Sanchez, 77, of East Moline passed away Feb. 8, 2018 at his home.
Funeral services will be 11:30am Monday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis with visitation from 10 am until service time. Burial will follow at Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline. Memorials may be made to the family.
Armando was born May 24, 1940 in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico the son of Octaviano and Maria Ignacia Lopez Sanchez. He married Laura Morris Jan. 5, 2007 in Rock Island. His 2 previous marriages blessed him with 5 children. Armando retired from Plastics Products in Moline in 2003. He continued to deliver newspapers for 14 years after his retirement. He was a diehard St. Louis Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys fan. He was a spiritual man who also enjoyed watching westerns and golf. His smile was infectious and his humor could put a smile on anyone's face.
Survivors include his wife Laura; children Richard (Angie) Sanchez, Raquel (David) Hess, Armando (Joneatha) Sanchez, Mario A. Sanchez and Maria (Scott) Higdon; step children Brian (Ginger) Fonger and Connie Fonger; 10 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; siblings Maria Del Soccoro, Salvador Sanchez and Juan Sanchez.
Armando was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Manuel Huerta.