Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Alfred Carlos Sanchez

Passed away on March 20, 2020

Alfred Carlos Sanchez, 62, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, March 20, at his house surrounded by family. Carlos was a proud United States Marine Corps veteran and was greatly involved in numerous organizations. He loved carpentry, fishing, watching the Bears, and most importantly being surrounded by family and friends. Carlos will forever be loved by his children, Carlos Jr. (Karina) and Vanessa (Nick), stepchildren, Jessica (Dennis) and Eric, grandchildren, Lily, Jaden, and Connor, brothers Ernest, Peter, Trini (Natalie), and Phillip (Gaby), and countless nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother, Sacorra, his sister, Theresa, his sister-in-law Mary Joan, and Uncle Carl. 

Out of respect for the family, others in attendance, and the staff of the funeral home, please take into consideration restrictions put into place by the Center for Disease Control when attending; there will special instructions for those in attendance. If you are sick or feeling sick, please sign the online guest book and for everyone’s safety please stay home.  We also ask that any guests refrain from bringing any food products into our facilities.  This includes all self-service items like cookie trays, sandwich and deli trays, or prepackaged items.  Thank you for your consideration as we navigate these times together.  Visitation Monday, March 23, 2020 from 2-8 pm at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.). St. John.  Private interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.  For more information 219-365-3474.

Private interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Elwood, Illinois

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm

"May our gracious Lord comfort and strengthen the family of Calso, a fellow vetwho served our nation with honor and dedication."
- William Hunter
March 21, 2020 5:01 pm

"My deepest condolences to your family in this time. All my love starr"
- Starr Rocha
March 21, 2020 5:03 pm

"My condolences to Carlos’ family and extended family. Such difficult times for the family. He was such a caring man with a true love of life. He had so many friends and family and we honor his military service in the Marines. He will always be remembered. Missed by many."
- Pam Franckowiak
March 21, 2020 6:28 pm

"My condolences to the family. My cousin Carlos was a great man. Your Grandfather Felipe Alcala and my Dad Francisco Alcala were related. Your dad used to call me Tia. You are missed Carlos. May you rest in peace. Your in God's hands now. Love you "
- Annie Alcala DeLira
March 22, 2020 11:16 am

"My deepest condolences to the Sanchez family. He will be missed deeply. "
- Pam Barba
March 22, 2020 6:07 pm

"Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Carlos was an awesome guy"
- Mike and Debbie Kopec
March 22, 2020 6:07 pm

"Un orgullo ser tú primo y ver lo querido que eres, agradezco a Dios y a la vida el habernos reencontrado, me hubiera encantado haber tenido más tiempo... Que Dios te bendiga... 🙏👍🍀. "
- Leonardo Roberto sanchez Perez
March 22, 2020 6:11 pm

"Deepest condolences to Carlos' family and friends. He will be remembered for his fun loving smile and an amazing generous spirit! I'm sure our Mom (Loretta) will be happy to greet him to thank him for her funeral Mariachis! "
- Mike and Debbie Kopec
March 22, 2020 6:20 pm

"My deepest condolences to the family of Carlos! What a wonderful, fun loving man my dear cousin was! He is now with his mom and sister and uncle and a host of other relatives. Say HI to my mom and dad and our dear sister Lisa ,Carlos! I am sure you all will be playing cards and having a great reunion. I am so happy I got to spend some time with you this summer. Hope your family is comforted by God and all their beautiful memories of you Carlos! Till we all meet again!"
- gayle debono
March 22, 2020 7:02 pm

"Dear Carlos Jr, I send you my deepest condolences at this time of great loss and sorrow. I am praying for you and your family. May you find comfort in knowing that your father was greatly loved. Aunt Mary Sandoval "
- Mary Sandoval
March 22, 2020 7:41 pm

"My deepest condolences to the family of Carlos .he was a great friend to have "
- Joseph Krmpotich
March 23, 2020 1:21 am

"My sincere condolences to the Sanchez family Carlos was a great guy and we are all going to miss him"
- Patrick Odonnell
March 23, 2020 7:11 am

"Carlos was a great guy and we are all going to miss him very much"
- patrick
March 23, 2020 7:12 am

"Our deepest condolences He will be missed"
- George &Rose Orona
March 23, 2020 10:21 am

"My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of sorrow. Louis Ybarra Jr., Monumental Life Ins.(Transamerica) Retired."
- Louis Ybarra Jr
March 23, 2020 10:35 am

"My deepest condolences to you Carlos Jr. and your family .You know your father will always remembered in our prayers and hearts. -Love From Your Godfather Joe & Carol Fernandez"
- Jose Fernandez
March 23, 2020 11:53 am

"My deepest condolences to the Sanchez family on the passing of Carlos. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Margaret Lopez (Gram)"
- Margaret lopez
March 23, 2020 11:59 am

"My condolences to the family and extended family. He was so easy to get to know and be friends with all. Audios Marine! You will be missed."
- John Prendergast
March 23, 2020 12:10 pm

"My sincere condolences to the Sanchez Family, Rest in Peace Carlos you are truly missed. "
- Cathi Minson
March 23, 2020 1:10 pm

"Sending our deep felt condolences for your beloved brother and our long time friend. May God be With You All during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers today and always. Love, Alex, Rosann & family 🙏"
- Mr. Alex and Rosann Ramos
March 23, 2020 1:55 pm

"Our sincere condolences to all the Sanchez family. Carlos was great friend to Jerry. We are so sorry we cannot be with you personally, but you are in or thoughts and prayers. May God give you the strength to carry on."
- Jerry & Babs Jacinto
March 23, 2020 2:10 pm

" My deepest Condolences to the Family on your loss. I will miss seeing you at Kevinfest selling chances,I will always remember you at Bocce season at Ragtime.You were a great Humanitarian & Great Marine, Semper Fi. "
- Jason Jacinto
March 23, 2020 2:21 pm

"My condolences to Carlos family was a great friend "
- Joseph Krmpotich
March 23, 2020 2:26 pm

"To all of Carlos Sanchez family we are so sorry for your loss he was a great father brother friend uncle he was and will always be uncle Carlos to my children.We lived across the street from the Sanchez as i was growing up i have know him since i was fifteen.He always made his funney jokes he will be greatly. Missed 💝"
- Elena and Bill Isbill
March 23, 2020 4:11 pm

"Deepest condolences to the Sanchez family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys always. Love, Berto, Alex and kids "
- Berto Ponce & Family
March 23, 2020 9:11 pm

"We are truly heartbroken however seeing you today made it a little better knowing you are at peace, until we meet again my friend. We now have another angel watching over us . Our deepest Condolences to your family our thoughts and prayers are with all. Love you & will surely miss you! The Pineiro family 🙏😇❤❤"
- Sally Pineiro
March 23, 2020 9:22 pm

"My bocce partner and South Deering brother, you will be missed."
- Raul Marquez
March 24, 2020 3:49 pm

"Deepest Sympathy from our family to yours. Carlos,a beloved friend, will always be in our hearts.Jane and Willie Medina "
- Jane Sepulveda Medina
March 24, 2020 7:23 pm

"Our condolences to the Sanchez Family for the loss of Carlos he was a great friend he will be truly missed. Semper Fi. Jane and Willie Medina "
- Jane Sepulveda Medina
March 24, 2020 8:15 pm

Candles Lit
"I light this candle in all the memories, laughs and love the Uncle Carlos gave. I hope the flame of the candle shines bright and helps guide his spirit to heaven where he finds peace. I pray the heat from the flame gives his family the warmth in their hearts to know his love and memory will forever live in their hearts. I love you Uncle Carlos."
- Kristy Isbill
March 21, 2020 7:46 pm

"Carlos, may God keep you in his warm and loving embrace as you continue on your journey. "
- Steven & Maggie Rocha
March 21, 2020 8:06 pm

"Our condolences to Jessica, Dennis, Jaden and the entire family on the passing of your father. He’s an angel to you all now. Hugs and prayers ❤️😊"
- The Supanich Family
March 22, 2020 11:13 am

"Rest in Peace. Love you"
- Annie Alcala DeLira
March 22, 2020 11:17 am

"Dios te bendiga querido primo un orgullo ser familia y agradecido con Dios y con la vida por haber tenido el gusto de reencontrarnos, me hubiera encantado haber tenido más tiempo. Descansa en paz y disfruta de esta nueva y eterna etapa. 🙏👍🍀♥️ "
- Leonardo Roberto Sanchez Pérez
March 22, 2020 6:20 pm

"I light this candle in your name my Brother. May God’s peace and love surround you. Rest In Peace... Te Quiero mucho mucho más y más... your little Sis"
- Margie Sánchez Casini
March 22, 2020 8:56 pm

"RIP brother , thanks for the years of comradeship !"
- John Stevo
March 22, 2020 9:24 pm

"Rest easy Carlos,no more pain ,no more suffering, we will miss you but know you are resting with the angels.love you always "
- Jesse and Vinie Garcia
March 22, 2020 9:54 pm

"Rest easy my friend "
- George Orona
March 23, 2020 10:24 am

"My friend may you Rest In Peace. 🙏🏼 You will be missed and loved forever my friend. Loved you like my big brother! RIP 🙏🏼"
- Tisa and Brian
March 23, 2020 5:49 pm

"Our Deepest condolences to the Sanchez family. Rest in Peace my friend. You are dearly missed."
- Rita Paloma & Marshall Morario and Family
March 23, 2020 6:40 pm