Daniel Sanchez Jr., 24, of Cedar Rapids, NE, died Saturday July 4, 2015, near Saint Edward, NE as the result of an automobile accident.
Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. with an 8:00 p.m. wake service, Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, NE with Msgr. Ralph Steffensmeier officiating.
Levander Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids is in charge of arrangements.
Daniel Sanchez Jr., the son of Daniel Sanchez Sr. and Patricia (Trejo) Sanchez was born January 6, 1991 at Harlingen, TX. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, NE. He attended Cedar Rapids Public School and later received his G.E.D. in 2009.
While studying to get his G.E.D., Daniel was involved in the Job Corps system. He later worked for various construction companies doing concrete work. Daniel enjoyed cruising around and listening to music. He enjoyed watching movies and spending time with his brother. Daniel’s family and friends were very important to him.
He is survived by his mother Patricia Sanchez and step-father Rafael Aguilar of Cedar Rapids, NE; his father Daniel Sanchez Sr. of Texas; siblings: Jennifer and Albert Sanchez of Cedar Rapids, NE; cousins: Higinio (Juany) Sanchez, Jamie (Maria) Sanchez, and Elvira Sanchez of San Antonio, TX, Jose Angel (Mandy) Sanchez of St. Cloud, MN and Susana Sanchez of Kenosha, WI; 2nd cousins: Bryan, Abraham, Lindsey, Jasmine, Angel, and Jamie Sanchez all of San Antonio, TX; Alexis, Mason, and Connor Sanchez all of St. Cloud, MN; maternal grandmother Maria Rosales of Mexico; along with many other relatives and friends.
Daniel was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Higinio Sanchez and maternal grandfather Eleazar Trejo.