Confirmed:Dan Sanchez, Veteran US Marine Corps (06-21) 14 JAN 21

January 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 2:45 pm
Open Road Biker Fellowship
9435 Selma Pkwy
Schertz, TX 78154


The family of Mr. Dan Sanchez, a US Marine Corps Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

Dan “Danbo” Edward Sanchez, 60, rode off into paradise on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at his home in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on February 29, 1960 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to parents, Marvin and Rita Sanchez.

Dan graduated from Douglas MacArthur High School in 1979 before enlisting for the United States Marine Corp. During his 4 years of service, Dan earned a Rifle Expert Badge, Meritorious Mast, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal. After being Honorably Discharged, Dan began his 35-year career with the United States Postal Service. As recognition for 30+ years of dedicated government service, he was awarded the Service Award Pin. Dan enjoyed being a Christian, hunting, fishing, cruising on his motorcycle and working at Mia Marcos Pizzaria.

More than anything, Dan loved to spend quality time with his family and his Leatherneck brothers. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Rita Sanchez; brother, David Sanchez. He is survived by his son, Des Sanchez with wife, Emily Siwecki; daughter, Sarah Martinez with husband Jr.; grandson, Caleb Martinez; sister, Joleen Dybowski with husband, Bill; Derek Sanchez with wife, Magaly Medina; nephew, Marco Sanchez; nieces, Andrea Sanchez, Christina Sanchez with children, Nicole Nuss with children and Mia Sanchez

WEATHER: Hi 66 / Lo 49, 0% Chance of Rain, 89% Humidity, Wind: 7 mph WSW

REQUESTOR:  Desdan Sanchez, Son

STAGING:  9:00 am, Thursday, January 14, 2021
Open Road Biker Fellowship
9435 Selma Parkway
Schertz, Texas 78154

BRIEFING:  9:15 am

SERVICE:  10:00 am
Open Road Biker Fellowship
9435 Selma Parkway
Schertz, Texas 78154

KSU:  1:00 pm (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   1:45 pm – Shelter #5
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209

RC:   Juan “Mr. T” Tarango

FC:   Alice “Cake Lady” Wagener




1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.

2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.

3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.

5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.

 ***Safety Notice***
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below.  Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards.  Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
Funeral Processions/Escorts

EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223