Claudette Sanchez Dewitt

Claudette Sanchez Dewitt was born April 23, 1952, in Cortez, Colo., to Pauline Martinez Spahn and Claude Sanchez. She attended MCHS and received her Nursing Degree in Denver Colorado.

Claudette was blessed with two children, Joseph Miera and Ronald John Dunphy (RJ).

Claudette was married to the love of her life, John Dewitt, on Nov. 3, 1991, in Denver, Colo. The couple moved to Elephant Butte, N.M. Claudette had a zest for life and a heart of gold.

She passed away surrounded by her family on May 22 in Rio Rancho, N.M. Claudette is survived by her loving husband, John; her two sons, Joseph and R.J.; mother, Pauline Spahn of Denver, Colo.; sister Roberta Gallegos, Cortez, Colo.; brother, Richard Sanchez (Hazel) of Denver, Colo.; sister, Debbie Sanchez Trujillo, of Denver, Colo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Claude; step-father, John Spahn; grandparents, Reyes and Clara Martinez; paternal grandparents; and numerous uncles and aunts. A small memorial service will be held on June 14 at the Cortez Cemetery.