James R. Sanchez (1968-2009)

James R. Sanchez, 41, a beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away Veteran's Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment: Will be at a later date.


James was born July 24, 1968, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was a 1990 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He served eight years in the Air Force until 1998, receiving an honorable discharge. While serving his country, he studied for his MS degree and graduated from Hawaii Pacific.

Survivors: Beloved wife, Carine Nguyen-Sanchez; sons, Zane and Kyle; parents, Col. Bert Sanchez and Marian Mukai; brothers, Ramon Sanchez, Terry and Tom Ellett; sister, Monika Clark; and best friend, James Lopez.

Published in Star-Telegram on November 13, 2009


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