Quirino Sanchez, 91, of Kempner, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021, in Temple. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.
Quirino was born on June 4, 1930, in Donna, Texas. After high school, he joined the United States Army and served for 24 years retiring as an E-7. While serving in Italy, he met the love of his life, Lidia, and they married in Italy. He enjoyed working in his garden and took joy in giving away his fruits and vegetables. Quirino enjoyed his family and was proud of his children and grandchildren.
Quirino was preceded in death by his wife, Lidia Sanchez in 2012.
Quirino is survived by his children, Margie Chilton and husband, Rodney, Otto Sanchez and wife, Ina; three grandchildren, Christopher Chilton and wife, Sally, Jeremy Sanchez, Nicole Sanchez; and two great-grandchildren, Robert Sanchez and Jeremy Sanchez, Jr.
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