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Olympia A. Sanchez

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In loving memory of Olympia Griñé-Sanchez

January 30, 1962 to July 1, 2013

Olympia Griñé-Sanchez, born in Clayton, New Mexico was one of 9 children born to Joe and Frances Griñé. Olympia was married to Mark Sanchez from Espanola, New Mexico. She is the mother of Aaron Vigil and step-mother to SarahRose Sanchez and Marcos Sanchez. She is survived by her father, Joe Griñé, Sr., sisters – Joann Lovato, MaryAnn Fernandez and husband Carlos, Phyllis and husband Bruce, Suzi Jones and husband Eric, brothers; Joe Griñé, Jr., Archie Griñé and wife Norma, Richard Griñé and Julian Griñé. Her in-laws are Tony and wife Rose Sanchez, brothers-in-law Carlos Sanchez, Chris Sanchez and Kathy and sister-in-law Maxine and husband Ernie Montoya.

Those who have gone before her; mother, Frances Griñé. She has two grandchildren, Illyana Vigil and Rachel Quintana. She has many nieces and nephews who will miss their aunt Olympia.

A rosary and devotional service in her memory were held on July 6, 2013 at the Rivera Family Funeral Home Chapel in Espanola. A reception followed at the Knights of Columbus. Burial services at the request of the family took place privately at a later date.

Olympia had a passion for motorcycle riding.

In lieu of flowers, the family is suggesting contribution to Toys for Tots in her name.

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Name Olympia A. Sanchez
Date of Birth
Date of Death July 1st, 2013
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Funeral Home Rivera Family Funeral Home
Location 417 Rodeo Road
Santa Fe NM 87505
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Dianne Mullins Rn published condolence .

Dear family of Olympia, My condolences on the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in the loving promise of our Heavenly Father that one day in the near future He will reunite us with our dead loved ones by means of a resurrection right here on earth in paradise conditions that will be filled with peace, happiness, and perfect health for everyone. (John 5:28,29; Psalm 37:9-11,29; Isaiah 33:24) As you read the above texts from your Bible, may the wonderful hope they give us, along with loving memories bring you a measure of comfort during this most difficult time. There is much Bible-based comfort to be found on the website www.jw.org Sincerely dianne mullins

  

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Mary Jane Parker published condolence .

To Mark and Family, thoughts and prayers are sent to you in this time of sadness. And to Olympia who was such a beautiful person may you rest in peace. Love Jane and The Ortega Family

  

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Tomas And Liz Sanchez And Family published condolence .

Mark and family, We were saddened to hear about Olympia. Our prayers and wishes go out to you during this difficult and sad time. May God give you the strength to see you through. Our hearts hold you in our prayers. God bless

  

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Penny Romero published condolence .

Sending my deepest condolences to Mark and the Grine family. I was very forturnate to have known her.

  

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Luis & Beatriz Grine published condolence .

Our deepest condolences to Olympia's family and siblings. May God bless all the Grine and Sanchez families.

  

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Patsy published condolence .

with sympathy our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. we are sorry for your loss. Ralph&Patsy

  

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Pete & Jane Valdez published condolence .

We are so sorry for you loss,May the Lord Bless your family, she was very beautiful, may she be entered into the gates of heaven!

  

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Lila Salazar published condolence .

To the family of Olympia - I got to know Olympia through mutual friends but she was always a pleasure to be around. I know this is a difficult time but you must believe that she is in a better place and will watch over you as an angel. May your family be blessed by God.

  

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Joani published condolence .

Words cannot possibly express my deepest sorrow. Olympia will be forever missed and the wonderful memories shared will last a lifetime. My dear friend,may you find your peace..good-bye.. My prayers go out to Mark and all the family. I am so sorry for your pain..God Bless You today and always. Love,your friend, Joani

  

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Joani published condolence .

Words cannot possibly express my deepest sorrow. Olympia will be forever missed and the wonderful memories shared will last a lifetime. My dear friend,may you find your peace..good-bye.. My prayers go out to Mark and all the family. I am so sorry for your pain..God Bless You today and always. Love,your friend, Joani

  

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Archie Joe Grine published condolence .

I have fond memories of my Aunt Olympia. My prayers are with her family and friends.

  

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Raymond Aragon published condolence .

God bless Olympia's family. These are tough times to deal with. I am so sorry for your loss. I briefly remember her back in Clayton but I did go to school with some of her siblings. You are a great family. Be strong in The Lord.

  

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Arthur & Gloria Grine published condolence .

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

  

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Theresa Maynes Sanchez & David Sanchez published condolence .

One of my best highschool friends and God mother to my oldest son Isaiah. I love you and am sad that you are gone. You will always be remembered by your kindness and beautiful smile! May you rest in peace! Love you! Theresa Maynes Sanchez

  

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Anna ,david And Alex Catanach published condolence .

We were so sorry to hear of Olympia's passing. She was a wonderful person with a beautiful heart. We were very fortunate to have known her and she will be greatly missed.

  

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Davina L. Grine-Panas published condolence .

My thoughts are with your family through these tough times.

  

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Lissa (Garcia) Lucht published condolence .

Sending my deepest condolences to Mark and the Grine family. I grew up with Olympia in Clayton, a devoted and beautiful friend, I will miss her. This news breaks my heart, I'm out of the country for work and I'm sorry that I'm unable to attend her service. Love & Prayers, Lissa, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  

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Susan Martinez Valdez published condolence .

I am so so sorry about Olympias passing she was a great friend. I remember all the sleep overs we had. She stayed with me many times. I still have birthday gifts she gave me when we were in high school. I think of her often. Many God give you the strength to get thru this time.

  

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