Sharon Anne Atencio


Del Norte resident Sharon Anne Atencio, 66, passed away on Sept. 15, 2022. She was born on Nov. 20, 1955, in San Francisco, Calif., to Albert and Juanita (Marquez) LeBlanc.

She married Max E. Atencio and was a devoted wife for 40 years. Sharon was a devoted member of the New Life Fellowship Church in Del Norte and enjoyed going to the mountains, spending time with family and she especially cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Max Atencio, her children, Melanie LeBlanc, Sher (Sheldon) Duran and Dawn Medina, her grandchildren, Leroy Arellano III, Samantha Arellano, Isabella Arellano, Maribel Arellano, Denesha Pena, Isiah Lopez, Desiree Lopez, and Ignacio P. Down; her great-grandchildren, Wesley Vigil, Joe Vigil, and Wyatt Duran; her parents Albert and Juanita LeBlanc; her siblings Jerry (Luella) LeBlanc and Alberta (Darrin) Stacy; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Sharon was preceded in death by her grandparents Ed and Nora Marquez.

Cremation was selected and a memorial service will be held at a later time. To express condolences, please visit

Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.