Obituary for Sandra Burch


Sandra Burch passed on Sept. 25, 2015 at Mercy Regional Medical Center surrounded by family.

Sandra was born to Rose Marie Howe and Kenneth Burch Sr. on Nov. 2, 1957 in Durango, Colo. Sandra had her first son McGary Stone with her first husband McGary Gallegos. She later had a second son Aaron and daughter Julia.

Sandra married Fernando Vialpando on Sept. 29, 2009 in Trinidad, Colo. Sandra loved her pets, friends and family. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and relaxing with her husband. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband and then brother Dan “Spanky Hope” Weaver.

Sandra is survived by her husband Fernando Vialpando; son Aaron Burch; daughter Julia Valdez; sisters Josephine Lister and Dora Howe; brother Daniel Weaver; numerous nieces and nephews; grandsons Ambrose Valdez and Kenneth Burch.

Sandra is predeceased by her son McGary Stone; her parents; brother Kenneth Burch Jr.; first husband McGary Gallegos.

A rosary was held on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. A funeral mass was held at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Ignacio, Colorado on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, with burial following at Ouray Memorial Cemetery.

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