In Memory of






Obituary for Oralia Marie "Lali" Sanchez (Sanchez)

My daughter was called away and has gone with the Lord to stay. Although this passing makes us weep, we rejoice that she rests safe in God’s keep.
Oralia M. Sanchez “Lali” age 33 passed away peacefully on Monday, February 8, 2021 at her home in Albuquerque, NM. She was born September 13, 1987 in Las Cruces, NM. She was a 2006 graduate of Mayfield High School. She received her Cosmetology Certification in February 2017. She lived her life through simple pleasures her puppy Phatty, chatting with friends and family, spending time with her nieces and nephew. Lali had the ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. She is survived by husband Manuel Vasquez Jr their daughter Jazmine Vasquez, son Ismael Escalera, and niece Aleethia Chavez. Also, Mother Gloria Johnson, Sister Christina Padilla, and husband Steven Padilla their daughter Jasmine Padilla, Brother Jacob R. Licon and fiancé Monica Hernandez and their four children Deseree Hernandez, Isabel Hernandez, Layla Licon and Jacob R. Licon ll as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and “Father” Marcos Sanchez. Lali was preceded in death by her Grandmother Oralia P. Astorga, Auntie Yoli Flores, her Cousins Sandra and Bobbie Jo Johnson.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Lali touched are invited to the services on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 2:00pm at St. Genevieve Church.
Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home, 1410 E. Bowman Ave. Las Cruces, NM 88001. Please visit to sign the local online guest book.