Sabina Vernonica Favacho

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Sabina Veronica Favacho, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Dec. 28, 1943 in Shanghai, China. She was the daughter of Edward M. and Josephine M. (Visi) Guterres. She died on Sunday, Aug. 17, at her home in Eureka Springs at the age of 64.

Mrs. Favacho was a member of the Lay Carmelite Community of St. Anne's in Berryville and the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs.

On Nov. 25, 1986, she married William H. Sehlmeyer, who survives her of the home. She is also survived by one son, Frank Favacho and wife Amy of Austin, Texas; two daughters, Antonia Favacho and husband Brent Woodell of Tierra Verde, Fla. and Dorothy and husband Matthew Romero of Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Jackie Friedman of Jacksonville, Fla.; and six grandchildren, Matthew and Nicolas Soto, Veronica Romero, Christian, Braeden and Reilly Favacho.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Francis E. Favacho.

Rosary Services were held on Aug. 19 at Nelson's Chapel of the Springs. Funeral services were held on Aug. 20 at St. Elizabeth Church in Eureka Springs with Father Thomas Arackel officiating. Interment followed in the Eureka Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Eureka Springs, AR. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at