Frances B. Sandoval

Frances B. Sandoval, age 103, died in her home on October 6, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Joe Louis Sandoval.  She is survived by her two sons, Leivy and Daniel Sandoval.  Her grandson Leivy Eugene Sandoval and her granddaughter, Deina Mohlman.  Great-grandchildren, Nina and Jonathan Mohlman and great-grandchildren, Ariya, Andrew and Aaliyah.  As well as her brother, Alan DeHaviland. 

Frances DeHerrera was born in Mogote, Colorado in 1918.  Her childhood was lived in Salida, Colorado.  She married her next-door neighbor, Louis Sandoval in 1940.

Her early years of marriage were lived in Crested Butte and Salida.  She and her family moved to Denver in 1960 where she worked at St. Anthony’s Hospital as an aide until her retirement.

Frances returned to the Valley in 2000.  She was adored by everyone who had the blessing of knowing her.  Her legacy was for all her loved ones to love God and each other.

Memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.  In lieu of flowers the family requests donations of any amount to:

Hospice del Valle

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Dumb Friend’s League of Alamosa

The care of arrangements has been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.


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