Sabas Sanchez Tarin, Sr.February 10, 1947 ~ October 20, 2020 (age 73)
Mass of Christian Burial for Sabas Sanchez Tarin, Sr., 73, of Madison, NE, will be Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Leonard’s Catholic Church in Madison. Father Gregory Carl and Deacon Gregorio Elizalde will be celebrating Mass. The visitation will be Friday, October 30, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a vigil service beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the church. The burial will be in St. Leonard’s Catholic Cemetery in Madison. Resseguie Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Sabas passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
Sabas was born in Balleza, Chihuahua, Mexico on February 10, 1947 to Blas Sanchez Gutierrez and Catalina Tarin Garfield. He married Rosa Calderon in Brighten, CO. Sabas and Rosa were married for over 45 years. The two met as migrant workers in Florida picking oranges. They were both admired for being the fastest orange pickers in their crew. Sabas worked at IBP for over 15 years. He also owned a bar and many rental properties in Madison. His passion was horses, guns, and going to casinos with his buddies. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and best friends Zacarias Saldana and Lupita Saldana from Madison. Sabas battled cancer for almost five years. He fought until the end and never lost hope that he would get better.
He is survived by his children, Michelle (Samuel, Jr.) Cantu of Norfolk, NE, Catalina (Mario Colunga) Sanchez of Madison, NE, Richard (Edith) Sanchez of Madison, NE, Katrina (Chano) Vite of Michigan; siblings, Amador (Martha) Sanchez, Aureliano (Guadalupe) Sanchez, Victoria Sanchez, Licha (Raul) Dominguez; 18 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Sabas is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rosa; sons, Sabas Sanchez, Jr. and Roland Sanchez; sister, Maria Elena (Severiano) Quintana and brother-in-law, Agustin Sanchez.