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Gilberto Sánchez February 6, 1943 - December 6, 2021

Celebration of Life

Gilberto Sánchez (Beto), 78, passed away on December 6, 2021. Gilberto was born in Las Cañas, Durango, Mexico. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia Garcia; his five children, Jesus, Raul, Candelaria, Celia and Nereida; 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Gilberto lived in Tehachapi, California for over 40 years. Gilberto was loved by the whole community. He was the life of the party and the light of his family. He was drastically removed from our lives too soon. Gilberto dedicated his whole life to working in the Tehachapi apple orchards. Gilberto will be deeply missed by his family and friends and all who knew him. His greatest pride was his family.

A viewing was held at Wood Family Funeral Services on December 28. Mass was held at Saint Malachy Church on December 29, with graveside service at Tehachapi Public Cemetery Westside.

Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with his care. For condolences, please visit http://www.woodmortuary.net.