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Cpl. Humberto “Bert” A. Sanchez, 22 of Logansport passed away on August 26, 2021, while serving his country at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
“Bert” was born on December 2, 1998, in Logansport, Indiana, and is the son of Coral Briseño and Humberto Sanchez.
Cpl. Sanchez was a 2017 graduate of Logansport High School where he excelled in academics and athletics. “Bert” was well liked by his soccer teammates, classmates, coaches, and teachers.
After graduating, “Bert” enlisted and was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. He was then called to serve as an Embassy Guard in Jordan before being re assigned to the Kabul airport.
Cpl. Sanchez was honored to serve his country as a Marine and the example of his willingness to make the ultimate sacrifice has made him a hero to his family, community, and the United States of America.
Surviving “Bert” is his mother Coral Briseño (Alan Doolittle) of Logansport; his father, Humberto Sanchez; sister, Carol “Abi” (Giovanny) Sanchez of Logansport; brothers, Ariel Loran and Axel Loran, both of Logansport, niece, Dahlia G. Cardenas of Logansport, stepfather, Ariel N. Loran of Logansport; girlfriend, Taylor Duncan, of Hawaii; and a numerous amount of extended family members.
Visitation for Cpl. Sanchez will be held from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Monday, September 13, 2021 at LifeGate Church, 831 Burlington Ave, Logansport, IN 46947.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 also at LifeGate Church in Logansport. Burial with full Military Graveside Rites will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport.
The family requests that memorial contributions may be best expressed with a gift to the Cpl. Humberto Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Fund, through the Cass County Community Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 441, Logansport, IN 46947. Envelopes will be available.
Gundrum Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with the arrangements.
You may sign “Bert’s” guestbook and leave condolences for the family at www.gundrumcares.com
Sunday Sept 12, 2021 Route from Grissom ARB to Gundrum Funeral Home:
Leaving Grissom Air Reserve Base heading West on State Road 218 towards US 35 (Walton)
Turning North on US 35 and proceeding to Logansport.
Exiting onto Main Street from US 35 and continuing towards Burlington Ave.
Turning North onto Burlington Ave and proceeding to the intersection of 3rd and Market St.
Turning East onto Market Street and proceeding to 18th Street.
Turning North on 18th Street and proceeding to Broadway
Turning West on Broadway and arriving at Gundrum Funeral Home.
Tuesday September 14, 2021 Route from LifeGate Church to Mt. Hope Cemetery
Leaving LifeGate Church and turning North onto Burlington Ave.
Proceeding on Burlington Ave to the intersection of 3rd and Market Street
Turning East onto Market Street to 6th Street
Turning North onto 6th Street and proceeding to Hanna Street
Turning right on Hanna Street and then left onto Pleasant Hill and into Mt. Hope Cemetery.
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