Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 28, 2014
Dolores Baca Sanchez

Obit Dolores Baca SanchezDolores Baca Sanchez was 97 years young when she went to our Lord on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Born Dec. 4, 1916 in Ocate, New Mexico, to Lucy and Casimido Baca. In her youth Dolores, lived in Northern New Mexico then moved to San Luis, Colorado, where she attended Sisters of Mercy High School. She met her husband, Fred (deceased) in San Luis, Colorado, and was married in 1937 by her uncle, Rev. Samuel Garcia. She and her husband, owned a country store for about 10 years. Later they moved to Tooele, Utah, where Fred worked for the government and where Dolores worked for seven years. She also was a substitute teacher and ran a day care center. They had eight children, Edward (Barbara), Paul (deceased), Pauline (Patrick), Emma Mae (deceased), Mary Jane (deceased), Linda, Selma (John) and Laura (Jim). Dolores has 10 grandchildren Gordon, Jon, Gina, Alden, Michael, Peter, Paul, Ann, Edward, Elizabeth, John Paul, Timothy Paul and six great-grandchildren. Dolores was a member of St. Marguerite in Tooele, Utah, and St. Thomas Aquinas in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Dolores was a giving person. She was a quilter and gave each of her children and grandchildren handmade quilts. She donated her time to St. Marguerite in Tooele, Utah, and St. Thomas Aquinas in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. She made five quilts and donated them to churches for fundraising. Our family would like to thank Hospice Compassus, especially Fatima and Geneva. Special thanks to her care takers at Aldea House; Tawyna, Desiree, Monica, Jackie and Christina and Victoria. Also thanks to Helen who assisted in taking care of our Mother for several years. Services will be held in Tooele, Utah, at St. Margurite Catholic Church, 15 S. 7th Street, on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Viewing will be held at 10 a.m. and Mass will be held at 11 a.m. 


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