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Josephine Sanchez Andrade

June 12, 1955 — March 25, 2023

Josephine “Josie” Sanchez-Andrade passed away March 25, 2023, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, California. Josie was born June 12th, 1955, in Wasco, California to Jose Reza Sanchez and Tomasita Medrano Sanchez.

 

Josie grew up in Wasco California. She attended St. Johns School during her elementary and graduated 8th grade in 1969, then she went to Wasco High School and graduated in 1973. After high school she attended Bakersfield College where she received her A.A. in Child Development and became a Preschool Teacher. During her years of teaching preschool, she taught at Semitropic School, The Children’s Center in Shafter Ca, and KCSOS preschools.

 

Josie met Frank in 1977 and they were together for 30 years before they got married in 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Josie enjoyed many things in life, she loved to dance, seeing old movies, going to Dodgers games, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved her grandkids they were her heart and soul, and she would call them her cuckoo heads. In 2013, Josie received Christ into her heart and the following year 2014 she was baptism.

 

Josie is survived by her children, Vanessa and Reyes Soberon of Wasco CA, Merissa and Juan Orozco of Wasco, CA, Joseph and Berniece Andrade of Wasco CA, and Frank Andrade Jr and Jessica Mendez of Bakersfield, CA. Her grandchildren Roman Orozco, Milkayla Orozco, Daniela Ramos, Sebastian Andrade, Jasmine Ramos, JoJo Andrade, Hannah Soberon, Carlos Andrade and Frank Andrade Jr. Her sisters Eva and Manuel Jimenez of Delano CA, Sarah Teutimez of West Los Angeles, Annie and Armando Aguilar of Bakersfield, CA, and Kathryn Woodford of Fontana Ca. Her brothers Alfred and Barbara Sanchez of Bakersfield, CA, Joe Valdez of Whittier CA, Rogaciano and Maria Hortencia Valdez of Whittier CA, and Bonifacio and Maria San Juana Sanchez of Wasco, CA.

 

Josie is preceded in death by her spouse Frank Andrade, parents Jose and Tomasita Sanchez, brothers Robert Valdez, Jimmy Joe Sanchez, and William “Bill” Sanchez and sisters Jessie Valdez-Alcoser and Carmen Sabala.

 

Visitation will be on Friday April 14, 2023, from 4:00 PM- 8:00PM with a Rosary at 6:00PM at Basham & Lara Funeral Care, 343 State Ave Shafter Ca. Funeral service will be held on Saturday April 15, 2023, at Westside Family Fellowship, 2150 Palm Ave, Wasco, CA at 11:00AM follow by a Celebration of Life at the church hall.

 

Per Josie’s request she does not black to be worn; she wants bright colors and for everyone to remember by her smile, love, and laughter. Condolences may be left on Josephine “Josie” Sanchez Andrade online guest book at www.bashamfuneralcare.com


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, April 14, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Basham & Lara Funeral Care Chapel

343 State Avenue, Shafter, CA 93263

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Rosary

Friday, April 14, 2023

6:00 - 6:45 pm (Eastern time)

Basham & Lara Funeral Care Chapel

343 State Avenue, Shafter, CA 93263

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 15, 2023

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

WestSide Family Fellowship

2150 Palm Avenue, Wasco, CA 93280

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