Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.
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Gonsalez, Jose Mario
Jose Mario Gonsalez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1998 - Jose Mario Gonsalez, 40, also known as Joe, departed this life on Dec. 8, 1998. Born on Sept. 10, 1958, in California. Joe worked at Colorado Security Auto Sales and Ianne's Pizza. Joe is also a U.S. Army veteran. Survived by his girlfriend, Helen Maestas, and her kids, which he claimed as step kids, Anthony Maestas, Teddy Crespin, Mary Ann Wolfe and Andrea Maestas - a real son, Lorenzo Gonsalez - stepson, Chris Maldonado (Mary Maldonado) - two other sons, Anthony and Christopher of Texas and California - sister, Louise Vega - brothers, Augustine and Simon Salinas and Tony Gonsalez, all of California - many nieces and nephews - and special friends and co-workers, Peter, Sandy and Matthew Beizaee and Jeff Sutherland. Preceded in death by his parents, Antonio Gonsalez and Ramona Hernandez. A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Family Church on Wednesday at 5 p.m. by Father Jesse.
Abel Gonzales - Huerfano World - January 27, 1983 - Abel Gonzales, 82, of Walsenburg, died Wednesday morning, January 26, 1983, at Huerfano Memorial Hospital. Mr. Gonzales had been a resident of the Walsenburg Care Center. Born December 25, 1900, at Laguna, near Walsenburg, he was reared in the Malachite area. Mr. Gonzales worked on various farms and ranches in the Huerfano County area and in the coalmines. During World War I he worked in the ship yards at San Francisco, California. He later went to work at the PAD and retired from there in 1953. He married Amada Pacheco November 26, 1927. Besides his wife, Amada, he is survived by three daughters, Elsie Vigil, Denver; Margarita Sanchez and Maria Elene Read, two sons Henry and Eugene Gonzales, all of Walsenburg; two brothers, Daniel and Ben Gonzales, Pueblo; a sister Eva Cortez, Walsenburg; 20 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements later by Boies Almont.
Abel Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - January 12, 1987 - Abel Gonzales, 77, passed away on Jan. 11, 1987. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his wife, Louise Gonzales, of Pueblo; six children, Geneva (Larry) Montano of Denver; Virginia (Gary) Oreskovich; Theresa (Joe) Ortega; Rose (Mike) Romero, all of Pueblo; Edward Gonzales of Lake wood; and Veronica (George) Autobee of Aurora. He is survived also by 15 grand-children; 3 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Gonzales was born on Feb. 14909, in Alfalfa, Colo., and resided in Pueblo for the past 44 years. He was a sheer operator for Midwest Steel until his retirement in 1959. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and of the Latin American Social and Benefit Club. Visitation hours from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1987, at Imperial Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1987, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Rosary recitation at 12 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 1987, at Imperial Chapel with Father Charles Donovan officiating. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family may be contacted at 714 Central Ave. Family will receive friends at Imperial Reception Hall following interment.
Gonzales, Adelina Maria
Adelina Maria Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - October 19, 1998 - Adelina Maria Gonzales, 93, of Manzanola. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Manzanola. Burial in Fowler Cemetery.
Gonzales, Adelina R.
Adelina R. "Della" Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - April 03, 2001- Adelina R. "Della" Gonzales, 90, lifetime Puebloan, passed away March 31, 2001. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Rafael A. Gonzales, 1987. Also preceded in death by her grandson, Vince Mestes. She is survived by her children, Carmel Mestes, Dolores (Claude) Vigil, Oris (Rita) Gonzales, Bea (Armando) Romero, Rick (Jean) Gonzales, Helen (Lawrence) Trujillo and Linda (Jerry) Garcia; brothers, Rudy Salazar, Frank Salazar, Joe Lucero; sisters, Vera Vigil, Hope Sena and Odelia Romero. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Della was a member of St. Leander Parish. She devoted her life to her late husband, raising her children and spending time with her many grandchildren. Visitation today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Leander Catholic Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will greet friends at the home of Linda Garcia.
Albert Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - September 30, 2004 - Albert Gonzales, 59, beloved husband of Betty and loving father of J. Randall, Aaron Silas and Natalie. Resided in Fort Collins, Colo. Preceded in death by mother and father, Natividad and Silas and brother, Arthur. Caring brother of Silas, Elva, Sam and Bill. He will be missed by all. Forever in our hearts.
Gonzales, Alice Mary
Alice Mary Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 2001 - Alice Mary Gonzales, 74, departed this life Sept. 12, 2001, at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Born March 5, 1927, in Canon City. She was a homemaker who enjoyed doing for her grandchildren. She also liked her trips to Cripple Creek. Preceded in death by her parents, Aniceto and Casimira Martinez; husband, Pete C. Gonzales; brother, Fred Martinez; sister, Cecelia Martinez. Survived by her children, Catherine (Frank) Grubb, Theresa Swallow, Gloria (Julio) Madrid, Marcie (Jim) Thomas, Pete (Brenda) Gonzales, Phyllis (Leonardo) Gonzales Sandoval; a sister, Louise Maestas; sister-in-law, Emily (Joe) Sisneros; brother-in-law, Fares Gonzales; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Visitation, 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Angelus Chapel. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. Sunday, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Monday, Holy Family Catholic Church, Rev. Ron Roche, celebrant. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 2031 Vinewood Lane.
Amada Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - August 06, 2002 - Amada Gonzales, 89, of Walsenburg, loving mama, mother-in-law, grandma, sister, aunt and friend, was called home to rest in Jesus' loving arms. She will join our daddy, Abel Gonzales, who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1983. Mama was born to Juan Benito and Maria Elena Salazar Pacheco in South Bradford, Colo. She was married for 55 years until our daddy's passing. She worked hard all her life on the ranch, raising family for 89 years. She will be loved and missed by her family and friends. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Elsie (Efren) Vigil, Denver, Hank (Cora) Gonzales, Walsenburg, Margie (Tobias) Sanchez, Pueblo, Eugene Gonzales, and Maria Elena (Larry) Read, Walsenburg; two sisters, Lyda Castro, California, and Irene Abe; brother-in-law, Ben Vigil, Pueblo; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren;12 great-great-grandchildren; extended family, Chuck and Yvette Vialpando, the Felia Montoya family; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel recited by Chuck Vialpando. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday at the Full Gospel Apostolic Church, 205 W. 10th St., Walsenburg, with Pastor Gilbert Valdez Sr. officiating. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. My Grandmother by Laura Read - Huerfano World - December 2, 1999 - My story is about an 86 year old woman who is young at heart and mind. During the 18 years I've known her, I have found her to be stubborn at times but also very kind and considerate. This is my grandma Amada Gonzalez. When I think of my grandma, the word feisty comes to mind. I think of this because she is always going against the grind. When she should be home, she is gone visiting friends. She is always fixing up things around her yard herself instead of asking for help. If she has an idea in her head, no one can change it. This is what makes her so fun to be around. Grandma has taught me to fix things easily and she has told me stories of her experiences that happened to her on her family's farm when she was a little girl. I always remember when I was younger, we would both get up early in the morning and make breakfast together. After we ate we would fix the bed and clean her house. When we were done, we would never stay home; she always had something to do up her sleeve. We played games, went for walks in the garden, or we just drove around town together. My grandma knows a lot for only attending school up to the fifth grade. Her home was on a farm where there was always work to be done. She could only go to school when she was finished with her chores. She has taught me some of the things she used to do on her farm like; weed gardens, care for people that are sick, and help animals that are hurt. I like the way that my grandma always takes care of me when I am sick. I also like the way that she tries to sneak me some candy when no one else is looking. She always has fun things to do. We used to play frisbee, race to the end of her long driveway, and wash her car on the hot summer days. Grandma is never sitting still, she is always up doing something. One of the things we both like to do is to go shopping at the store for groceries. We used to buy cakes and sandwiches for picnics in her front yard. I have spent a lot of time with my grandma. She has been a very special person in my life and I hope she will never change.
Gonzales, Amadeo E. Sr.
Amadeo E. Gonzales Sr. - Huerfano World - February 4, 1993 - Amadeo E. Gonzales Sr. died Jan. 31, 1993, in Pueblo. Born Nov. 2, 1903 in Pryor, he was affectionately known as "Wop" in the coal mines surrounding Walsenburg where he worked for 36 years. He then worked for Sears in Pueblo for 15 years when he retired. A Pueblo resident since 1953, he was a member of the United Mine Workers of America. He was married to Polly Gonzales who preceded him in death. Survivors include four children, Edward, Colorado Springs, and Lola Griego, Rachel Trujillo and Amadeo E. Jr., all of Pueblo; four siblings, Emma Sanchez, Millie Escajeda, John Gonzales and Silas Gonzales; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral mass was Wednesday from St. Leander Church in Pueblo. Burial was in Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Gonzales, Ana Wilson
Ana Wilson Gonzalez - Pueblo Chieftain - July 24, 2006 - Ana Wilson Gonzalez, 41, of Pueblo. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today, Romero Chapel. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's Hall after burial.
Andrea Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - December 14, 2004 - Andrea Gonzales, 78, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Dec. 10, 2004. Survived by three children, Olga Valdez, Barbara Portillos and Phillip Jon Gonzales; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Vigil service, 6 p.m. Wednesday, at Romero Chapel, 110 Cleveland St. Funeral Mass, 10 am. Thursday, at Sangre de Cristo Church, San Luis, Colo. Interment, San Acacio Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Circle of Friendship Hall, San Luis.
Gonzales, Anselmo Jr.
Anselmo "Sam" Gonzales Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - January 09, 2002 - Age 83 years old, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, after a lengthy illness. His love, courage, devotion and great spirit will be sadly missed. He was born July 26, 1918, in Wagon Mound, N.M. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Charlotte Gonzales; children, Inez (Jeffery) Gonzales-Rapier, Elizabeth, Colo., Daniel (Sandra) Gonzales, Pueblo, John (Susan) Gonzales, Thornton, Colo.; grandchildren, James Goltz, Pueblo, Rebecca (Darren) Goltz-Speier, Pueblo, Nicole (Richard) Gonzales-Ortiz, Ogden, Utah, John (Melody) Gonzales, Pueblo, AIC Amanda Gonzales, USAF, Germany, Nadine Garcia, Pueblo, Anselmo Gonzales III, Denver, Jennifer Gonzales, Durango, and Alicia Gonzales, Thornton; great-grandchildren, Ricky and Alex Ortiz, John and Chris Gonzales, Sierra Inez Speier and Jessica Garcia; sisters, Esther Gonzales-Madrid, Antoinette (Fred) Casias-Bueno and Clorinda (Joe) Montoya. Also special friend, Norm Montee and his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eloisa Gonzales and Anselmo Gonzales Sr.; brothers, Lee Baca, Manuel Baca, Lawrence Baca and John "Shorty" Baca; and sister, Rose Pacheco. Sam retired from CF&I after 34 years of service. He was a gallant and brave WW II veteran; he served in the 3rd Division, 7th Infantry from 1942-1945 and was awarded the Bronze Star. Viewing, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Imperial Funeral Home with services to be held Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002, at Praise Assembly of God at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Military honors to be rendered by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Gonzales, Anthony Joseph
Anthony “Wolf” Joseph Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2006 - Trinidad man killed in crash - The State Patrol has identified a 51-year-old man who died in a single vehicle crash Nov. 10 on County Road 57.7. The victim was identified as Anthony “Wolf” Joseph Gonzales, 51, of Trinidad. Gonzales was driving his 1984 Ford LTD when he ran off the right side of the roadway and collided with a bridge, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The vehicle rolled onto its top, pinning Gonzales underneath. The patrol, along with personnel from the Las Animas County Sheriff's Department and volunteer firefighters from Fisher's Peak and Cokedale, assisted in freeing Gonzales before he was flown to St. Mary Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo by Flight for Life. The crash is still under investigation. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected in the crash.
Antonia Gonzalez - Pueblo Chieftain - September 09, 1997 - Antonia Gonzalez of Walsenburg. , 1 p.m. today at Romero Funeral Chapel in Walsenburg. Cremation to Follow
Antonia Gonzales - Chronicle News - January 17, 1948 - Mrs. Antonia Gonzales, Pioneer Resident of Trinidad Passed Away - Mrs. Antonia Gonzales, 97 years old, resident of this community for the past 50 years, passed away at 4 p.m. Friday at the home of her
Augustina Gonzales – Pueblo Chieftain – August 31, 2006 - Augustina Gonzales, 87, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Departed this life Aug. 28, 2006, with her family at her bedside. She was born Jan. 1, 1919, in Cuba, N.M. Augustina is preceded in death by her father, Epifanio Escarcida; her mother, Elvira Jaquez; step-father, Jose Jaquez; her husband, Juan J. Gonzales; her children Angie Evans, Robert Gonzales and Mary Evans; her siblings, Lawrence, Ollie, Chela, and Josie. She is survived by her children, Eppie (Ted) Abeyta, Velma Hill, John (Rosa) Gonzales, Arnold "Rudy" (Lupe) Gonzales, Richard (Donna) Gonzales, Frank (Darlene) Gonzales, Lucy (Vince) Steele, Roy Gonzales; sisters, Mary Chavez, Lupe Jaquez; 27 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, and 28 great-great-grandchildren. Augustina enjoyed canning, cooking, going dancing, family get togethers and spending time with all her grandchildren. Visitation, noon to 6 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel, rosary 10 a.m., and funeral Mass to follow. Both Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Father Marco Salinas, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 402 E. Evans Ave. Pueblo Chieftain – September 01, 2006 - Also survived by brother, Leonard Jaques. Rosary, 10 a.m. today, with Mass to follow; both services, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, with Father Marco Salinas as celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Gonzales, Ava Marie
Ava Marie Gonzales - Colorado Springs Gazette - September 15, 2006 - Ava Marie Gonzales, 3 months, of Colorado Springs, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 10, 2006. She is survived by her parents, Rita Gonzales and Dennis Dalton; sisters, Anastasia and Sophia; grandparents, Sam and Lisaida Gonzales; uncles and aunts, Sam and Mary Gonzales, Elizabeth and Tom Alexander, Lisa Archuleta and Fernando Gonzales; cousins, Zach, Chris, Andrew, Lauren and Isabella. Vigil service 6:00 pm tonight, Romero Chapel, in Pueblo. Funeral Mass 11:00 am Saturday, at Mt. Carmel Church. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's hall after burial.
Barney Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - March 4, 1987 - Barney Gonzales, 74. Mass of Christian Burial at 6 p.m. today at St. Leander Church, with Father Rodger Dorcy officiating. Rosary recitation, 10 a.m. Friday, March 6, 1987, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Via Crucis, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 1229 E. Second St. following interment. Please omit flowers and food. Military honors will be performed at the gravesite by Fort Carson Honor Guard.
Gonzales, Beltran P.
Beltran P. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - January 04, 2006 - Beltran "Bel" P. Gonzales went to be with the Lord on Dec. 30, 2005. Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Victoria; six children, Michael (Jolene) Gonzales, Marlene (Kenneth) DuFrene, Sandra (Robert) Steenblock, Belinda (Gerald) Gonzales, Jeannine Algien and Gary Gonzales; sisters, Teresa Trujillo, Amelia Smith; brothers, Bernie, Eppie and Felix Gonzales; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a large family. Preceded in death by his parents, Gustavo and Juanita Gonzales; and sister, Celestia Sanchez. He was born Oct. 24, 1925, in Arroyo Seco, Taos, N.M. "Bel" served in WWII in the U.S. Army's 65th Division, a decorated hero under Gen. Patton. He owned Interstate Texaco Service Station from 1971 to 1993. Bel was a fishing pal of Gene Ciruli and friends. He was loving, giving, loyal and precious to his family. He leaves an imprint in our memory and in our hearts. Rosary and memorial service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel.
Gonzales, Bennie C.
Bennie C. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - May 27, 1987 - Bennie C. Gonzales, 61, late of 2244 Cartier, died May 25, 1987. Mr. Gonzales retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. 25-inch structural finish in 1983 with 41 years of service. He was a member of Holy Family Parish and Eagles Aerie 145. Survived by his wife, Timmie Gonzales; and eight children, Josie (Elmo) Abeyta of Colorado Springs, Chris Gonzales, Mike Gonzales, Ronald (Brenda) Gonzales and Janet (Chuck) Jaquez, all of Pueblo, Jerry L. Gonzales, Don Gonzales and Darryl Gonzales, all of Denver. He was a brother of Lizzie (Mack) Archuleta, Lee (Senorina) Gonzales, Mary Carrillo, and Severo Gonzales, all of Pueblo, and Tony Gonzales of Denver; and a sister-in-law of Lucy Gonzales of Pueblo. He was preceded in death by a brother, Adonis Gonzales, in 1978. Mr. Gonzales was a son-in-law of Frank (Jane) Romero of New Mexico. Also survived by eight grandchildren, Debbie, Jimmy and Danny Abeyta, Mike and Paul Gonzales, Timothy Bruce, Chantell and Charlie Jaquez. Also survived by four cousins, Andres Gonzales, Donicio, Ramon, and Benjamin Enriquez, and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Wednesday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, both services at Holy Family Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Friends will be received at the family home, 2244 Cartier. Pueblo Chieftain - May 28, 1987 - Bennie C. Gonzales, 61, late of 2244 Cartier, died May 25, 1987. Mr. Gonzales was preceded by his parents, Mrs. Cleotilde Gonzales in 1976 and Manuel Gonzales in 1944. He also is survived by his sister-in-law, Lucy Gonzales, of Pueblo. Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Holy Family Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 2244 Cartier.
Betty Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - July 14, 1999 - Betty Gonzales, 66, of Pueblo, passed away July 13, 1999. Born July 4, 1933, in San Acacio, Colo. Preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Genevieve Trujillo Bedan, and her husband, Augustin Gonzales. Survived by her sons, Duane (Judy) Gonzales and Donald Gonzales, both of Colorado Springs-daughters, Debbie (Joseph) Dirscherl of Colorado Springs and Duana (William) Higginbotham of Columbia, S.C.- sisters, Stella Jacquez, Andrea Gonzales and Stephanie Mondragon, all of Pueblo- five grandchildren and two step grandchildren, Zachary and Jessica Gonzales, Michael and Sarah Dirscherl, Katrina Higginbotham and Michael and Katie Welch. Betty was a member of Christthe King Church in Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in her name. Memorial vigil rosary, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church in Pueblo. Memorial funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sangre de Cristo Church in San Luis, Colo., Rev. Pat Valdez, celebrant. Cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends will be received at Sangre de Cristo Church Hall after Mass.
Gonzales, Cedric Sr.
Cedric Gonzales Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 2003 - Cedric Gonzales Sr. Cedric Gonzales Sr., 74, born April 28, 1929, in Roswell, N.M., passed away Oct. 11, 2003. Graduated from Centennial High School, served in the U.S. Navy, where in 1946, Cedric was the Navy Pacific-fleet middleweight boxing champion. Retired from CF&I Steel Open-hearth department. While a member of the CF&I boxing team, he won the Colorado State middleweight boxing title. Preceded in death by his parents, Leandro and Erlinda (Lucero) Gonzales; two sisters, Erminda "Ernie" Montez and Virginia Martinez; two brothers, Lee and Rudy Gonzales; brother-in-law, Gilbert Herrera; sister-in-law, Carrie Gonzales. Survived by the mother of his children, Emma Gonzales, Pueblo; children, Linda (Walter) Walker, Longview, Wash., Nick (Carol) Gonzales, Pueblo, Charlotte (James) Day, Henderson, Nev., Cid (Carol) Gonzales, Pueblo, DeDe (Mark) Goings, Denver; a brother, Joe (Lupe) Gonzales, Arvada; two sisters, Arcy Herrera, Pueblo, Ida (Hector) Huertas, Kleen, Texas; a sister-in-law, Esther Gonzales, Pueblo; two brothers-in-law, Albert Montez, Pueblo, James Martinez, Houston, Texas; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Wednesday and funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Ron Roche as celebrant; both services at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Military honors at graveside, Imperial Memorial Gardens by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family will receive friends at the church hall following services. Family may be contacted at 46 Calhoun Road.
Charles "Charlie Tree" Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 2005 - Charles "Charlie Tree" Gonzales, born March 31, 1963, passed Nov. 28, 2005. Owner and operator of Charles and Charles Tree Service. Predeceased by his parents, Joe G. and Manuelita "Emma" Gonzales; and brother, Gregory Gurule. Survived by his wife, Peggy; children, Chantel and Chuck; special grandson, Isaiah; sisters, Leona (George), Abby (Tom); mother, Bertha (Joe) Fernandez; stepbrothers, Joe and James (Vicki); stepsister, Sheryl Fernandez; in-laws, Joe and Lucille Vallejos, Tina (Mike), Joe (Ilene), Randy (Randel), Carla (Juan) and Greg (April); eight godchildren; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Viewing, 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, with vigil service to follow at 7 p.m.; both at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after the vigil and at St. Joseph Hall after interment.
Gonzales, Charles E.
Charles E. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - May 5, 1987 - Charles E. Gonzales, 69, passed away St. Mary- Corwin Hospital on May 3, 1987. Mr. Gonzales is survived by his wife, Mary R. Gonzales of Pueblo; three children, Bobby (Eva) Gonzales of Denver, Carla Gonzales of Denver, Julia Gonzales of Arizona; four stepchildren, Rose (Edward) Purdy of Stone Mountain, Ga., Richard (Jessie) Galven, Laura Martinez, Joe (Virginia) Martinez, all of Pueblo; and several grandchildren. He also is survived by three sisters, Juanita Padilla of Pueblo, Violet Allsop of Oregon, Pauline Roybal of Alamosa; two brothers, Manuel G. Gonzales of California and Victor Gonzales of Fort Garland. Mr. Gonzales was born on May 28, 1917, in Fort Garland and had been a Pueblo resident for the past 13 years. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed as a farmworker until his retirement in 1986. Mr. Gonzales was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, DAV Chapter 39, and American Legion in Blende. Visitation hours from noon until 3 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial at 5:30 p.m. today at St. Joseph Church with Father Frank Schmitt officiating. Rosary recitation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, 1987, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Pieta, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at St. Joseph's Reception Hall following interment. Military honors will be performed by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at the graveside.
Gonzales, Christopher R.
Christopher R. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2005 - Christopher R. Gonzales, infant. He is survived by his mother, Kristina Gonzales; uncle, Christopher Gonzales Jr.; aunt, Krystal Gonzales; grandparents, Christopher Sr. and Darla Gonzales, Sylvia Gonzales; special friend and godmother, Alicia and Anthony Guerra; and numerous other relatives. There will be a memorial service, 5 p.m. Thursday, at Romero Chapel. Cremation has taken place.
Cipriano “Cip” Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - October 9, 1989 - Cipriano “Cip” Gonzales. Survived by his father. Rosary recitation, 6 p.m. today, Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Tuesday, both services, St. Francis Xavier Church, the Rev. Vincenta Paz en la Casa, celebrant. Interment, Imperial with full military honors by Fort Carson Guard. Family will receive friends at 1218 E. 13th St.
Corina Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - January 21, 1998 - Corina Gonzales, 74, of Fowler, died Jan. 19, 1998, at a La Junta Hospital. Rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday and funeral Mass is at 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Peter's Catholic Church in Ordway. Burial in Ordway Cemetery.
Gonzales, Cynthia Trujillo
Cynthia Trujillo Gonzales - Huerfano World - November 20, 2003 - Cynthia (Trujillo) Gonzales passed away Oct. 12 at her home in Denver. Survived by parents, Esperanza Martinez and George Trujillo, Louisville; husband, Jim Gonzales; daughter, Brenda (Steve) Finesihier; son, Richard (Susan) Gonzales; sisters, Rose Sanchez, Washington, and Bernadette Montoya, New Mexico; brother, B.L. Romero; and nine grandchildren. Memorial mass at St. Mary Church, Nov. 22, 1 p.m.
Daniel Gonzales - February 1984 - Daniel Gonzales, 96, died February 24, 1984. Preceded in death by wife, Marucia (Archuletta) Gonzales (1934), son, David Gonzales (1975), daughter Della Tafoya (1979). Survived by his children, Shirley (Milton) Autobee and Beatrice (Joe) Cordova of Pueblo, Marshall (Nancy) Gonzales and Ruby Vigil of Utah, Lilly Martinez of New Mexico, Daniel (Evelyn) Gonzales of Aguilar; brother Eli B. (Lucy) Gonzales of Pueblo; sister, Eva (Cloves) Cortez of Walsenburg; 35 grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great grandchildren. Services will be at 7 p.m. Monday and 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rivera Chapel. Burial will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family may be contacted at 18 MacGregor, home of son-in-law, Milton Autobee.
Gonzales, Demetrio Carlos
Demetrio Carlos Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - April 12, 2005 - Demetrio Carlos Gonzales, 84, of Pueblo, passed away April 8, 2005. Preceded in death by his parents; son, Ruben Gonzales; two brothers and one sister. He is survived by his loving wife, Elsie; daughter, Patricia (Jim) Martinez; son, Charles Vigil; daughter-in-law, Cheryl; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends. He was a WWII veteran and had special congressional recognition. Viewing, 2 to 5 p.m. today, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday; both at Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Pueblo Grande Village following interment.
Gonzales, Denny Eloy
Denny Eloy Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - March 26, 2001 - Age 32, funeral service today, 10 a.m. at the Centennial High School Gym in San Luis, Colo.
Dolores Gonzales – Pueblo Chieftain – October 8, 2006 - Dolores Gonzales, 78, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Oct. 6, 2006. Dolores was born March 31, 1928, in Fruita, Colo. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, John Duran Sr., Ernest (Annie) Gallegos Sr., Dorothy (Desi) Pacheco, William (Liz) Gallegos, Tomas (Lorraine) Gallegos Sr., Andrew (Surrey) Gallegos, Daniel (Vickie) Gallegos, Raina Sotelo; 26 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Victoria (Alfred) Estrada, Vera (Richard) Johnson, Viola Sandoval; brother, Alvin (Jenny) Chavez; special dog; friends, Missy and Ben. Dolores is preceded in death by her loving husband, Harry J. Gonzales; parents, Juan and Josefita Archuleta; son, Tony Cortez; sister, Mary Salazar; brother, Alvin Archuleta; granddaughter, Raina Lisa Gallegos. Dolores had many special “pastimes.” She loved fishing with her “babes," lottery tickets, Cripple Creek and especially the Denver Broncos. Dolores was considered a “Walking Angel." She never saw “bad” in anyone. Dolores' love was always unconditional. She is going to be deeply missed by everyone who knew her. Visitation, 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, Roselawn Funeral Home. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7 p.m., at Roselawn Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Agape Fellowship, 611 Broadway. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Eduvigen Gonzales, - Huerfano World - September 6, 2001 - In Loving memory of Mother and Grandmother Eduvigen Gonzales, who died September 7, 1997 and Niece Maxine Valdez, who died September 8, 1998. - Verse - Sadly missed by, Joe and Tina Gonzales and family
Gonzales, Eli Benjamin
Eli Benjamin (Ben) Gonzales - Huerfano World - January 27, 1994 - Eli Benjamin (Ben) Gonzales, 82, of Pueblo, died January 23, 1994. Born in Redwing October 15, 1912, he was a recent resident of Lamar, living with his daughter, Amy Sears. Survivors include his daughter, Amy, Lamar; a sister, Eva Cortez, one grandson, two granddaughters, four great-grandchildren and relatives in Walsenburg. Mr. Gonzales was employed by PAD where he retired after 33 years of service in 1975. He had also farmed and ranched in Huerfano County and in Avondale. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday (today) from Imperial Gardens Funeral Home. Burial will be in Imperial Memorial Gardens in Pueblo.
Elias Gonzales - Huerfano World - January 13, 1977 - Elias Gonzales, of Redwing, and a lifetime resident of Huerfano County, died Wednesday, January 5, 1977 in Pueblo. He was 91. Born in Redwing May 5, 1885, Mr. Gonzales was the son of Pete Gonzales and Beatrice Lucero, now deceased. He had been a rancher in the Redwing area and, since his retirement 20 years ago, he had resided in Walsenburg. His wife Erminda died in 1940. Mr. Gonzales had been a member of Walsenburg Presbyterian Church. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Monica Gallegos, Wichita, KS; Mrs. Martha Gallegos, Omaha, Nebraska; Mrs. Moses Cerda, Pueblo; and Mrs. Josephine Turney, of Brighton; two sisters Cordelia Duran and Mrs. Clovis Cortez, of Walsenburg; two brothers Dan Gonzales, Pueblo; and Ben Gonzales of Avondale; 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services were held Friday January 7, 1977 at 7:30 PM in Furphy Lawson Chapel. Prayer services were held Saturday at 10 AM. Burial was in the Gonzales Family Cemetery in Redwing.
Gonzales, Elizabeth Isabel T.
Elizabeth Isabel T. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 2006 - Elizabeth Isabel T. Gonzales, 67, of Pueblo, Colo. Daughter of Adelaido (Cornelia) Cruz. Preceded in death by her ex-husband, Fred Gonzales; nine brothers and four sisters. She is survived by brothers, Willie (Gloria) Cruz, Ernesto Cruz. Mother of Chris "Chencho" (Esther) Cruz, Ernie "Geno" (Shirley) Romero, Leonard Romero, Glen (Nickol) Romero; and adopted daughter, Deanna (Keith) Hed; ex-husband, Eugene Romero; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. Elizabeth also was loved by several nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Eloisa Gutierrez Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - September 6, 1987 - Eloisa Gutierrez Gonzales, late of Pueblo, died Sept. 3, 1987, at a local nursing home. Survived by her husband, Jose Gonzales, Pueblo; daughter, Elvira Alonzo, Los Angeles, Calif.; sons, Raymond Perez, Pueblo; John Gonzales, Denver; Paul Gonzales, Pueblo; daughter, Mary Theresa Rivera, Pueblo; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Cemetery, the Rev. Martin Quintana officiating.
Gonzales, Emanuel B.
Emanuel B. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - February 05, 2000 - Emanuel B. Gonzales, 69, of Pueblo. Cremation has taken place.
Emelia Griego Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - June 16, 1986 - Emelia Griego Gonzales departed this life June 15, 1986, at Belmont Lodge. A Pueblo resident since 1970. She was born Oct. 3, 1890, in San Jose, N.M. She married Gregorio Gonzales, Sept. 17, 1912, in Chapirito, N.M. He preceded her in death Oct. 31, 1985, as did a daughter, Rosita Gonzales in 1918. She leaves to celebrate her life a son, Manuel (Adelina) Gonzales, Pueblo; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, where both services will be held. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Monday, Mass of the Resurrection, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 2016 Cedar Street.
Gonzales, Emilia T.
Emilia T. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - June 01, 2004 - Emilia T. Gonzales, 99, passed away May 29, 2004. Survived by her children, Nestora Romero of Casper, Wyo., Jose H. Gonzales of Otis, Ore., Margaret (Artie) Shaw of Colorado Springs, Nerio Gonzales of Las Vegas, N.M.; adopted daughter, Pauline Reiter of Pueblo; daughter-in-law, Rose Ann Gonzales of Pueblo; numerous grandchildren, great-great-great- and one great-great-great-grandchild. Emilia was proud she lived to see six generations of her family. Preceded in death by her husband, Nestor Gonzales; son, Jose Isaias Gonzales; and daughter, Angelina Munoz. Emilia was born to Jose de Jesus and Maria Eugenia Torres on July 11, 1904, in Turquillo, N.M. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Joseph Church, 1145 Aspen, with the Rev. Father Marco Salinas as celebrant. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Epifania “Fannie” Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - July 23, 2006 - Epifania “Fannie” Gonzales, 91, passed away July 21, 2006. She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Manuel A. Gonzales Sr.; grandchildren, Charles C. Villanueva and Lisa Ann Butler. She is survived by her children, Anne (Dave) Butler of Denver, Manuel (Mary Ann), Eugene (Josie), Joseph and John Gonzales, Frances Brown, Mary (Gary) Buxman, Josephine (Gilbert) Gutierrez, Rena (Richard) Jimenez, Julia (John) Thompson; 24 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; brother, John Montoya; special niece, Phyllis Cano; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Fannie was a member of the Altar Society at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Monday and funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2006; both to be held at Our Lady of Assumption. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Gonzales, Ernest A.
Ernest A. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 2005 - Ernest A. Gonzales, 84, decorated U.S. Army WWII veteran and retired CF&I steelworker, went home to be with his Lord, on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2005. Ernest was born on July 31, 1920, in Ranchos de Taos, N.M. He is preceded in death by his parents, Flavio and Alberta Gonzales; and brothers, Flavio and Alberto Gonzales. Ernest is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Sen Gonzales; brother, Fred Gonzales; sisters-in-law, Dora Pacheco, Maggie Gonzales and Adelia Gonzales. Beloved father to Ernestina (Ken) Montoya, San Diego, Calif., Dorothy (Bob) Hernandez, Denver, Tobias (Sandy) Gonzales, Seattle, Wash., Maggie (Rudy) Orona, Calera, Ala., Eduardo (Roseann) Gonzales, Denver, Henry (Frances) Gonzales and Carla (Rick) Montoya, Pueblo. Ernest is also survived by 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous relatives and friends. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005, at Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy, with Pastor Bobby J. Wilson, officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with full military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Reception to follow at the Praise Assembly of God Activities Center.
Gonzales, Ernest E.
Ernest E. Gonzales - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - January 11, 2005 - Ernest E. Gonzales passed away peacefully to Eternal Life with our Heavenly Father on January 10, 2005. He was born Sept. 25, 1939 in Gulnare, Colorado to Manuel and Ercilia (Lujan) Gonzales. He attended school in Aguilar and graduated in 1957 from Trinidad High School. He was a mechanic by trade and worked for Triangle Chevrolet for many years. He was united in marriage to Teresa Simmons in 1960. Ernest had a love for music and enjoyed playing his guitar. He had an incredible memory and loved reminiscing about “the old days.” He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Rosella and brother John. He is survived by his children Rosella (Mike) Vigil, LaJara, CO., Vicky (Steve) Huffman, Aguilar, CO., Kathy (John) Gonzales, Eggharbor TWP, NJ. , Ernie (Shannon) Gonzales, Aguilar, CO., Anna (Danny) Jolly, Aguilar, Co., brothers Orlando (Cathy)Gonzales, Trinidad, CO., Leroy Gonzales, Trinidad, Co., sisters Mary Ann (Chris) Dasis, Imperial Beach, CA., Virginia (Steve) Herrera, Northglenn, CO., Aunt Candy Montoya, Aguilar, Co., Uncle Abe Lujan, La., 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The Pallbearers are Steve Herrera, Shawn Herrera, Orlando Gonzales, Ron Montoya, Martin Gonzales and Chris Dasis. Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. A Rosary will be held Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Aguilar, CO. and the Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. Internment will follow at the Jarosa Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather together at the St. Anthony Parish Hall following services. Arrangements are under the direction of Mullare Murphy Funeral Home. The family may be contacted at 518 Maple, Aguilar, CO. The family of Ernest E. Gonzales has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the arrangements. Ernest E Gonzales, age 66, died January 10, 2004 in Pueblo, Colorado. Visitation will be Wednesday January 12, 2004 from 2 pm to 6 pm at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. A Rosary will be held Thursday January 13, 2004 at 9:30 am at St. Anthony's Catholic Church and the funeral mass will follow at 10 am.
Gonzales, Ernest H.
Ernest H. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 2003 - Ernest H. Gonzales. Born April 24, 1936, passed away Nov. 27, 2003. He joins his mother and father, Eugenia and Emilio Gonzales; sister and brother, Sophie Flores and Emilio Jr. He leaves behind his wife, Rebecca Gonzales; children, Sandra (Joseph) Pineda, Ernie Joe and Paul Gonzales; siblings, Andrew, Robert and Art Gonzales. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Brandon Gonzales, Justyn Trujillo, Joelene and Bryton Pineda; as well as his friend and fishing partner, Bernard Vasquez. Ernie retired from CF&I after 36 years of service. Cremation in the Davis Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. today, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2003, in the Broadway Christian Church, 206 Broadway, Pueblo.
Gonzales, Esai Ray Graston
Esai Ray Graston Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - January 19, 2004 - Esai Ray Graston Gonzales, 9 months of Pueblo passed away January 14, 2004. Preceded in death by uncles Francisco Gonzales Jr. and Robert Louis Graston Jr. Survived by his parents Elias Ray Gonzales and Crystal Graston, Grandparents Robert and Diane Graston, Linda Gonzales and Greg Brown, Francisco and Anette Gonzales, Great grandparents Carmen Graston, Julia Lucero, and Julia Armijo, Aunts Cindy Gonzales, Crystal Gonzales and Caniah (Lucass) Oliva, cousins and numerous family members. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Carmel Church. Viewing on Monday from 4 pm- 6 pm at Angelus Chapel.
Esequiel Gonzales - Huerfano World - July 28, 1971 - Esequiel Gonzales, longtime pastor of the Apostolic Church, retired farmer and Redwing native, died July 28, 1971 at the age of 81 at the local hospital. He had been in failing health the past three years. Funeral Services were at Furphy Lawson Chapels. Burial was Friday in the Gonzales Family Cemetery in Redwing. Born June 7, 1890, in Redwing, Gonzales attended schools there and later went into farming. His first wife Miss P. Martinez, whom he married in 1915, died in 1937. He was wed to Lucia L. Mares, who survives, December 3, 1941 in Raton, NM. His survivors also include five daughters, Mmes. Joe Garcia and Jess Martinez of Pueblo, Mrs. Milson Cooper and Miss Pearl Gonzales, Walsenburg, and Mrs. William P. Cragg of Colorado Springs; eight sons, Silas, Esequiel, Jacinto E., Amado T., and Roques S., all of Walsenburg, Des, Alamosa, Issac, La Veta, and Onan, Pueblo; two sisters, Mrs. Cordillia Duran and Mrs. Cloris Cortez, Walsenburg; three brothers, Daniel and Ben, of Pueblo, and Elias, Walsenburg; and 26 grandchildren.
Gonzales, Felix Sr.
Felix Gonzales Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1998 - Felix Gonzales Sr., 69, of Pueblo, passed away on Oct. 11, 1998, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on Jan. 2, 1929, in Trinidad, Colo., the oldest child born to Jose Eloy Gonzales and Dolores Gomez Gonzales. Preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Dolores Gonzales- sisters, Sulema Quintana, Eleanor Apodaca, Roberta and Mary Jane Gonzales- and brother, Benito Gonzales. Survived by his devoted and caring wife, Mary C. Gallegos Gonzales of Pueblo- children, Felix Gonzales Jr. of Albuquerque, N.M., Bernadette Mattson and Marie (Dr. Bill) Thomas, both of Pueblo- and his beloved grandchildren, Felix Gonzales III of Albuquerque, N.M., Anthony P. Gonzales of Las Cruces, N.M., Brandi J. Mattson of Newark, N.J., and Gary J. Mattson, Ashley M. Flynn, Tayler M. Thomas, Melissa M. Thomas and Ashton E. Thomas, all of Pueblo. Also survived by siblings, Julian Gonzales, Cecilia (Ben) Lucero, Bernice Martinez, Eloy (Ida) Gonzales and Leroy Gonzales- mother-in-law, Tonita Lovato Gallegos- and numerous other in-laws who embraced him as their brother, nephew and uncle. He also leaves to cherish his memory the many aunts, uncles and cousins he was raised with as a youngster in Trinidad. Felix retired from the Pueblo Army Depot and spent his remaining years devoted to his grandchildren and caring for his pets. Throughout his pain and suffering, he lived each day to its fullest and will be fondly remembered by his friends who would meet him every day at McDonald's in the mall and those who joined him at Saturday evening Mass. He is now in peace with his Lord. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, both at Christ the King Church, Rev. Tom Adrians, celebrant. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the building fund at Christ the King Church or Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory. Relatives and friends will be received at the family home, 32 Dundee Lane.
Gonzales, Frank C.
Frank C. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - April 03, 2000 - Frank C. Gonzales, age 81, a resident of Garita, N.M., and former resident of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Thursday, March 30, 2000, in Las Vegas, N.M., following a brief illness. Mr. Gonzales retired in 1973 from the Pueblo Army Depot after working there 25 years. Rosary devotional services were held Sunday evening at the Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas, N.M. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock from the St. Joseph Church in Pueblo, Colo. Interment will follow at the Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo, Colo. Arrangements are under the direction of the Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, N.M., (505) 425-3511.
Gonzales, Frank Jr.
Frank “Poncho” Gonzales Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 2003 - Frank “Poncho” Gonzales Jr., 21, departed this life unexpectedly on June 18, 2003. Frank is predeceased by his grandfather, Ciprano Gonzales; father, Frank Gonzales Sr.; baby brother, Conlee Ruiz Jr.; and special friend, Conrad DelaTorres. Survived by parents, Kathy and Conlee Ruiz; beautiful daughter, Abriella Gonzales; and beloved girlfriend, Gabriella Mendoza; brothers, James “Jimbo” Ruiz, Tommy, Frankie, Dominick, Josh, Jerry, Roy, Jack and Derek Gonzales; sister, Angel Gonzales; grandfather, Fred Vigil; and Annette Ramirez; grandmothers, Wanda Vigil and Esther Gonzales; special aunt and uncle (godparents), Angie (Tony) Gallegos; aunts, Diana Vigil, Dorothy (Phillip) Cortez, Mary (Lonnie) Guyette, Carolyn Gonzales, Carol Gonzales and Gina (Andrew) Palacio; uncles, Fernando (Vanessa) Vigil, Manuel (Susan) Gonzales, Dale (Jodi) Gonzales and Kenny Fuentes; special uncle, Mario (Tamara) Vigil; numerous cousins and special friends. Poncho was a great daddy and a loving son. He loved to ride motorcycles, hang out with his friends, listen to music and work on cars. He will be deeply missed by all that loved him. Viewing 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, prayer service, 7 p.m. Monday and funeral service, 11 a.m. Tuesday; all at Romero Chapel. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after funeral service.
Gonzales, Frank R.
Frank R. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - April 24, 2001 - Frank R. Gonzales passed away April 22, 2001. Preceded in death by his father, Cipriano Gonzales, on Oct. 6, 1989; brother, Abran Gonzales, 1962. He is survived by 10 children: sons, Thomas and Frank Solis, Frank "Poncho" Gonzales, Jerry, Roy and Zachary Gonzales, Dominic, Joshua and Derek Gonzales; daughter, Angel Gonzales; as well as granddaughter, Gabriella; and mother, Esther Gonzales, all of Pueblo. He is also survived by five sisters; two brothers; and one special niece, Diane Pacheco, as well as numerous other family and friends. Viewing at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 until 7 p.m. Memorial service Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.
Frankie Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - September 25, 2002 - Frankie Gonzales, 11, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 22, 2002. Born July 18, 1991. Survived by his father, Frank Gonzales, sister Alexis Gonzales, brother Justin Vicars, grandmothers Rose Gonzales and Dee Cordova, aunts and uncles Nancy (Randy) Coble, Yvette (Brian) Cordova, Ronnie (Michele) Gonzales, Eddie Gonzales and numerous cousins, relatives and friends. Frankie you will always be in our hearts and never forgotten.
Gonzales, Fred P. Sr.
Fred P. Gonzales Sr. - Colorado Springs Gazette - November 24, 2007 - Born in Aguilar, Colorado September 7, 1918, our wonderful, precious Father left us on November 20th, 2007 to be with his beloved wife, Ernestine Gonzales. They were married for fifty one years. They had six children: Becky Wolfe (John), Magdalene Pacheco (Toby), Phyllis Brito (Bill), LuAnn Armenta (James), Pamela Cornett, and Fred P. Gonzales Jr. (Norma). In addition, he also raised his niece whom he loved, Bernadette Stephens (Steve). He also had his adopted family Fred and Stella McGowen. Stella was like a daughter to him. Our Dad loved all his children, his 16 grandchildren, and his 21 great grandchildren dearly. They brought much joy to him. We were blessed to be with him in laughter and love through the end. He will be missed by his surviving brothers and sisters; Henry Gonzales, David Gonzales, Daniel Gonzales, George Gonzales, Pearl Anderson, and Delores Germano. He was preceded into eternal life by his Beloved wife Ernestine Gonzales, his mother and father, Fernando and Rebecca Gonzales, his brothers Samuel and John Gonzales, his sisters, Susan Madrid, and Mary Banuelos. He proudly served as a Corporal in the United States Army during World War II; traveling to The Aleutian Islands, Eastern Mandates, Southern Philippines and Ryukyus Islands. He was honored with the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, The Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Two Bronze Service Stars, The Work War II Victory Medal and The Good Conduct Medal. There are no words to express our loss but there is a hope in our hearts of eternal life. Be free Dad, we will miss you desperately, but we know all is well. Memorial Service: Sunday, November 25th, 2 p.m., Reception to follow. Mountain View Mortuary: 2350 Montebello Sq Dr., 719.590.8922 Private Graveside Service: Fort Logan National Cemetery If you chose, in lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to: Pikes Peak Hospice 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Suite 600 719.699.3400.
Gec. Gonzales - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - February 22, 1918 - David Harr and Gec. Gonzales were killed in an impromptu duel at Walsenburg.
Georgia Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - June 25, 2000 - Georgia Gonzales, 76, of Pueblo, passed away June 23, 2000. Born Sept. 9, 1923, in Wagon Mound, N.M. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Albenita Stein. Also preceded in death by grandson, Christopher Romo. Survived by her loving husband, Thomas Gonzales of the family home; son, Tomas (Theresa) Gonzales, Gresham, Ore.; daughters, Mary Ellen (Rudolph) Tafoya, Thornton, Colo., Elaine (Bill) Goodrich, Ernestine (Sonny) Martinez, Karen (George) Romo and Danette (Darrell) Chavez, all of Pueblo; brothers, Phillidaphio Stein, George Stein, Joe Stein and Don Stein; sisters, Matilda Medina, Eloise Valdez, Lora Florez, Vangie Tapia and Susie Vigil; grandchildren, Michael and Brian Gonzales, Sherry Shafer, Krissy Tafaya, Tommy Minjarez, Nickie and Sammy Goodrich, Shawn Pacheco, Mario Martinez, Edwina, Beverly and Hillary Romo; great-grandchildren, Janielle Tafoya, Alex Sandoval, Kimberly Tafoya, Darrell Chavez, Christa Romo, Ashley Chavez and Daniell Minjarez. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shrine of St. Therese Church. Celebrant, Rev. Vicente Paz En La Casa. Internment, Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at 109 Starlite and Romero Courtesy Hall after internment.
Gertrude Gonzales - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home – February 6, 2003 - Gertrude Gonzales, age 96, passed away February 2, 2003. She was a resident of the Fisher's Peak Assisted Living Center but had lived at home "on her own" until quite recently. Gertrude was born November 6, 1906 in Jansen, Colorado. She was the granddaughter of early settler Juan Manuel Pacheco and Filomena (Montoya) Pacheco, who homesteaded the area which became known as Pacheco Plaza, later Jansen. She was a daughter of Rumalda (Pacheco) Pond. She married Alfonso Gonzales who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two infant children, an adopted son Marty, brother James Montoya, sister Nora Cordova, nephews Ray Arnbeck and Edward Cordova. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews including nephews: Paul J. (Roberta) Cordova, Trinidad, Robert (JoAnn) Cordova, Mandan, North Dakota, Richard (Yvonne) Cordova, Trinidad and nieces Martha Belle (Joe) Cordova Escobedo, Trinidad and Cheyenne, Wyoming, Eleanor (David) Cordova O'Dea, Dunedin, Florida, and Teresa (Manuel Acosta) Cordova, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Gertrude was a gentle woman with an iron determination, a love of family and a undying belief in the goodness of God. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 5, 2003 from 2-6 PM at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel. The Rosary will be held Thursday, February 6, 2003 at 9 AM at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home Chapel followed by a Mass of the Christian Burial at 10 AM at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Thomas Melancon, S.J. officiating. Interment will follow in the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grand nephews. Arrangements for Gertrude Gonzales are under the direction of the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.
Gonzales, Gloria Jean
Gloria Jean Gonzales - Huerfano World - February 12, 2004 - Gloria Jean Gonzales passed away Feb. 3, 2004 in the Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, TX, at the age of 53. She was born in Gardner on Mar. 24, 1951 to John and Virginia Rodriquez. Survivors include her husband, Mario Gonzales of Carrizo Springs, TX; her three sons, James Kent "Horton" (Jody), John "Louie" (Diana) and Mario "Toner"; her daughter, Julia; her mother, Virginia; her stepfather, Augustine Trujillo; her brothers, John (Donna), Frank, Fred (Geri) and Max (LeCita); her in-laws, Tony and Dorothy Gonzales; her sister-in-law, Ramona; her two grandchildren, Sofia and Geronimo; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceding Gloria in death were her father, John "Zeke" Rodriquez; and her first husband, Kent Camp- bell. Gloria was born and raised in Gardner, a community she loved dearly and would remember for the rest of her life. As the eldest daughter of a tight-knit family, Gloria loved ranch life and realized her passion for teaching others. While raising her two boys, Horton and Louie, she attended Adams State College in Alamosa, where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Education. After marrying Mario in 1982, they moved to San Carlos, AZ, where she taught second and third grade for nine years on the San Carlos Apache Reservation. In 1993, the family moved to Carrizo Springs, TX where her two youngest children, Julia and Toner graduated high school and went on to attend Yale and Texas A&M. As a first grade teacher at North Elementary for 13 years, she gave six and seven-year-olds the gifts of learning to read, write, count and share. Though she often battled the effects of diabetes, her inner strength and composure were perhaps only surpassed by the love and devotion of her husband 'Mario' who took care of her through both good days and bad. Gloria loved four things: her family, her students, her friends and the mountains of Colorado. We loved Gloria for who she was and for the many titles she held: a dedicated wife, a tender daughter, sister and mother; a fiercely independent woman and a Twice-honored Teacher of the Year. A beautiful funeral service was held in Gardner on Feb. 7, 2004. Gloria was buried alongside her father in the Chama Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Boies-Ortega Funeral Home in Walsenburg. A memorial service will be held in Carrizo Springs on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004.
Gonzales, Harry James
Harry James Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - August 16, 2004 - Harry James Gonzales, 60, of Pueblo, passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004. Harry was born Jan. 8, 1944, in Denver. Harry is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Dolores Gonzales; his mother, Mildred Maestas; children, Lorraine (Ponce) Sotelo of Las Vegas, Nev., Daniel (Vickie) Gallegos, Andrew Gallegos Jr.; stepchildren, John Duran, Ernie (Annie) Gallegos, Dorothy (Desi) Pacheco, William (Liz) Gallegos and Tomas (Lorraine) Gallegos; brothers, Frank (Florence) Gonzales, Darrell Gonzales, Bob (Jeanie) Gonzales, John (Yvonne) Martinez; sisters; Gloria (Toby) Gonzales, Joyce Martinez, Kathy Trujillo, Dorothy (Allen) Brown; his special aunt, Annie Padilla of Trinidad; special friend, Gene (Lola) Trujillo; 24 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; numerous uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces. Harry is preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Josie Archuletta. Harry retired from Colorado Bumper Exchange where he worked as a polisher. He loved hunting, fishing, football and his two beloved dogs, Missie and Benji. Harry will be remembered by everyone as a true and dependable friend who would help anyone in need. A public visitation will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Roselawn Funeral Home. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at St. Leander's Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at St. Leander's Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.
Gonzales, Henry Ralph
Henry Ralph Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - December 31, 1987 - Henry Ralph Gonzales, affectionately known as " H. R.” departed this life Dec. 28, 1987, in Phoenix, Ariz. Born May 26, 1930, in Walsenburg. H.R. was retired from the CF&I coke plant and was a member of the Pueblo Charros Association. Preceded in death by son, Joseph M. Gonzales; parents, Margarita and Rosalio G. Martinez; brother, Tony Martinez; sister, Bennie Aguirre. Survivors include his wife, Margaret M. Gonzales; children, Ralph (Virginia) Gonzales, Ronald Gonzales, Diana De Santos, Leonard Gonzales, Daniel L. Gonzales, Debra (Joe) Apodaca, Barbara (Arthur) Urrutia, Patricia (John) Carrero; five sisters, Gertrude (Toby) Maes, Frances Romero, Bertha Aguirre, Virginia Carley, Julia Martinez; one brother, Virgil (Josephine) Martinez; 17 grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Francis Xavier Church, with the Rev. Michael A. Kurz, celebrant. Cremation to follow. Family will receive friends at the home of Ralph and Virginia Gonzales, 1630 Lake Ave.
Gonzales, Ian Lee
Ian Lee Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 8, 2006 - Ian Lee Gonzales, 31, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 5, 2006. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Gonzales; and grandmother, Rosa Gonzales. He is survived by his loving wife, Tami Gonzales; children, Aviana "Princess" Gonzales and Ian "Bubba" Gonzales Jr.; stepdaughter, Mariah Rivas; father, Leroy Gonzales; siblings, Leroy (Geri) Gonzales, Amber Gonzales, Erin Gonzales, Andrew Rael and Eddie Salazar; nieces, Jennie Garcia and Sunny Garcia; nephew, Eddie Salazar Jr.; and other relatives and friends. Ian was a beloved husband, father and son, who loved his children. Viewing, 2 to 6 p.m. today, and vigil service to follow at 6 p.m., and funeral service, 2:30 p.m. Thursday; all at Romero Chapel. Interment to follow at Imperial Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's hall after both services. In lieu of flowers and food, donations may be made to Security Services Credit Union in Ian's name.
Gonzales, Ida May
Ida May Gonzalez - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1998 - Ida May Gonzalez, 62, passed away Dec. 12, 1998. A lifetime Puebloan, Mrs. Gonzalez was born Feb. 15, 1936, in Trinchera. She retired from the Colorado State Hospital food service department. She loved her family get togethers for the various holidays and birthdays. Preceded in death by her parents, Manuel S. and Abundia M. (Trujillo) Abeyta- two sisters, Fanny Escarcida and Dora Sintas- a brother, Cecilio Cisco" Abeyta. She leaves to celebrate her life her beloved husband, Anthony J. Gonzalez- children, Rhoda (Henry) Arguello, Sandra (Bart) Keck, Cynthia Gonzalez, all of Pueblo, Anthony (Eva) Abeyta, Garden City, Kan.- siblings, Ted (Eppie) Abeyta, Pueblo, Jim (Alice) Abeyta, Denver, Gilbert (Tillie) Abeyta, Pueblo, John (June) Abeyta, Fountain, Viviano DeLaO, Denver, Luz (Greg) Rodrigues, Mitty (Joseph) Solano, Ray (Nancy) DeLaO, Joe (Trudy) DeLaO, all of Pueblo, in-laws, Andres Sintas and Rose DeLaO, both of Pueblo- eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild- other relatives and friends. Visitation today, Angelus Chapel, noon until 4 p.m. Rosary vigil, 6 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services, St. Patrick Catholic Church, Rev. Edward G. Pettit celebrant. Interment, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at 5 Bridletrail.
Gonzales, Isaac S.
Isaac S. Gonzales - Huerfano World - December 17, 1996 - Pueblo - Isaac S. Gonzales born July 19, 1926, passed away December 15, 1996. "Never an unkind though or word about anyone; truly an earth angel, now God's angel." Survived by wife, Marie; and son, Anthony Isaac Gonzales; sisters, Elizama Martinez, Rebecca Garcia, Tive Cooper, Beatrice Craig, Pearl Sandoval; brother's Mickey, Rocky, Aim and Tommy Gonzales. Preceded in death by his parents Esequiel and Primitiva Gonzales; brothers, Silas, Des, Pete, and Owen Gonzales; and sister Lily Gonzales. Cremation. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Wednesday in Walsenburg at Church of God in Christ Jesus. Inurnment at Gonzales Cemetery, Redwing, Colorado.
Isabel Gonzales - World Independent - March 12, 1946 - Funeral Services for Mrs. Isabel Gonzales, who passed away at the home of her daughter in Pueblo Sunday, will be held from the home at Toltec, Wednesday afternoon at 3:30. Interment will be in the Masonic Cemetery under the direction of the Unfug-Peet Mortuary. Surviving Mrs. Gonzales are five daughters, Mrs. Sarah Espinosa, Mrs. David Rodriques of Pueblo, Mrs. Margaret Montoya, Mrs. Martha Montoya, Mrs. Dinah Montoya; two sons, Fred and John Espinosa of Walsenburg; one brother, Pete Gonzales of Redwing.
Gonzales, Isabel V.
Isabel V. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - July 16, 1999 - Isabel V. Gonzales, 87, of Llano Quemado, passed away in Pueblo on July 13, 1999. She is preceded in death by her husband, Benses Gonzales- and son, Agapito Gonzales. She is survived by her son, Joe Esco Gonzales (Helen) of Pueblo- daughter, Alice Maestas of Talpa- eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Amarante Valerio of Ranchos de Taos. Services to be held in Taos, N.M.
Isabelita “Isabel” Gonzales – Pueblo Chieftain – August 16, 2006 -Isabelita "Isabel" Gonzales, 85, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 12, 2006. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank C. Gonzales. She is survived by her children, Henry Gonzales, Dolores (Ernest L.) Valdez, Connie Valdez, Bernice (Larry) Kresyman, Jim (Marci) Gonzales, Nora Gonzales and Irvin Gonzales; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and siblings, Dulce, Carlota and Magarito Estrada. Viewing, 2 to 6 p.m. today, and vigil service, 6 p.m. today, Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Joseph Church, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at St. Joseph's Hall after burial.
Gonzales, J. Rudy
J. Rudy Gonzales - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home - September 16, 2003 - J. Rudy Gonzales, age 72, passed away in Trinidad on September 13, 2003. He was born on August 23, 1931 to Antonio and Bessie Gonzales in Trinidad. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Cremation has taken place with no services. The family of J. Rudy Gonzales has entrusted arrangements to the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home.
Jacinta Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - January 10, 1986 - Jacinta Gonzales, 807 E. Seventh St. Mass of the Resurrection, 10 a.m. Friday, St. Leander Church, the Rev. Eddy Andry, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn, Family will receive friends at 1209 E. Third.
Jenney Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - December 16, 1998 - Jenney Gonzales, born June 16, 1910, passed away Dec. 13, 1998. Preceded in death by parents, Juan and Lucinda Medina- her husband, Gasper Gonzales- her sisters, Minnie Trujillo, Antonia Bartuello and Lucy Montoya- and by her brother, Louis Medina. Mother of Richard (Patricia) Gonzales, Pueblo, Laura (Wes) Walther, Fond du Lac, Wis., and Matthew (Roseann) Glassen of Waco, Texas. Grandmother of Jarrod and Stefanie Gonzales, Kenneth (Karen) Walther, Sandy (David) Howell, Cheryl (Mitch) Jones and Tom (Carol) Glassen. Great-grandmother of Zachary and Leeann Howell, Bryce and Jacob Walther, Melissa, Elizabeth and Kenneth Jones. Also survived by her sister, Margaret Martinez- brothers, John, Jim, Felix and Julian Medina- as well as by numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Gonzales retired from St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Member, St. Francis Xavier Church, where services will be held: rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Friday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Viewing hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the funeral home.
Gonzales, Jessie E.
Jessie E. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - June 13, 2006 - Jessie E. Gonzales passed away Sunday, June 11, 2006, after a long battle with diabetes. Jessie was born on Feb. 19, 1946. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Tenia Gonzales; his son, John Gonzales; his daughter and her husband, Michelle and Joe Birchfield; grandchildren, Joseph and Dakota Gonzales, and Tyler Mackenzie Birchfield; mother, Celia Gonzales; sister, Norma Westbrook; and four nephews. Funeral service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2006, Apostolic Church of Jesus, 1320 N. Kingston Ave. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Thursday June 15, 2006, Roselawn Cemetery, 1706 Roselawn Road.
Jesus Gonzales - Huerfano World - August 13, 1987 - Aguilar resident Jesus Gonzales died in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo July 29, 1987. He was 82. Mass of Christian Burial was Aug. 3 from St. Anthony's Church in Aguilar and burial was in Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Ophelia, Aguilar; four sons, Patrick and Rudy, Pueblo and Joe and Max, Aguilar; five daughters, Esther Velasquez, Benita Morgan and Yvonne Crockett, Aguilar, Victoria Davis, Coal Creek and Josephine Miller, Pueblo; a sister, Leanore Wolaver of California, 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Pueblo Chieftain - August 9, 1987 - Jesus "Sargeant" Gonzales, 82, 314 S. Romero St., Aguilar, passed away Aug. 7, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Aguilar. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Luis Hebert as celebrant. Interment will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 314 S. Romero St., Aguilar.
Gonzales, Jimmie Leroy
Jimmie Leroy Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - March 21, 2006 - Jimmie Leroy Gonzales, 55, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2006. Preceded in death by his mother, Eva Gonzales; mother-in-law, Ruth Garcia; and brothers, Charlie and Gilbert Gonzales. Survived by loving wife, Emma Gonzales; father, Amadeo Gonzales; father-in-law, Robert (Edith) Garcia; children, Frances (Jack) Valdez and David (Mariah) Roderick; brother, Richard (Charolette) Gonzales; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Manriquez, Linda Nixon and Bernelda (Jimmy) Maldonado; brothers-in-law, Ken (Geri) Valdez, Mike (Deb) Valdez and Tony (Linda) Garcia; grandchildren, Robert Salas, Ariel Roderick; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He enjoyed fishing, barbecuing and spending time with his wife, family and dogs. Special thanks to Vicki Trevino and Hospice House staff. Viewing, noon to 6 p.m. today, with prayer service to follow. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday; all at Romero Chapel. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero's Hall following Prayer service and burial.
Joe "Jiggy" Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 2004 - Joe "Jiggy" Gonzales, 76, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 22, 2004. He is survived by his loving wife, Albertina "Albie" Gonzales; children, Kathy (Sal) Caro, Carol (Rick Gomez) Martinez, Joe (Christina Olguin) Gonzales, Matthew (Jessica) Gonzales; grandchildren, Sal (Brandy) Caro, Andrew Caro, Carlos (Torrie) Martinez, Charlene Martinez, Conrad Martinez, Veronica Gonzales, Mario Gonzales, Christopher Gonzales, Kimberly Gonzales, Bonnie Gonzales, Rebecca Gonzales, Kevin Gonzales, Thomas DeHerrera; very special friend Danielle Kish; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; two sisters, Corky Whatley and Lucy Valdivez. Preceded in death by his parents, Cleofas and Leandra Gonzales; infant daughters, Nancy and Dolores Gonzales; sisters, Annie Olguin and Odelia Portillo. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, followed by Memorial Mass at 11 a.m., both services at Holy Family Church. Inurnment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory.
Gonzales, Joe A.
Joe A.Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - April 15, 2001 - Joe A. Gonzales, age 89, of Pueblo died April 13, 2001. Born March 19, 1912, to Epifanio and Beatrice (Rodriguez) Gonzales, both deceased. Also preceded in death by his wife, Vonnie Duran; son, Adrian Gonzales Jr. and daughter, Beatrice Bencomo. Survived by children, Bill (Norma) Gonzales of Denver, Mildred (Earnest) Pacheco of Pueblo and Rosalie Zook of Pueblo. Also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Joe loved working as a coal miner and farmer for 50 years. He also enjoyed his yard and garden. Visitation, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, followed by funeral service at 2 p.m., both at Romero Family Chapel, 110 Cleveland. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after interment.
John Gonzales - Walsenburg World – December 5, 1922 – 1 Miner Dies of Injuries - Ernest Hobbs, a coal miner employed at the Morning Glory mine near this city, one of four persons seriously injured last Thursday night when two automobiles crashed on the North South highway near Trinidad, died Saturday morning at San Rafel hospital. Hobbs sustained a fracture of the skull and other injuries which caused his death. John Gonzales, also of the Morning Glory mine, another of the injured, is in critical condition with a fractured skull, also Ernest Hill and Miss Iva Semlar, of Trinidad, the latter less seriously. It is said that both cars were traveling without lights, and this fact is thought to have been the cause of the accident. The deceased was 29 years old and leaves a wife and four children, the youngest 6 months old and the oldest 9 years old. He had been a resident of this vicinity for about three years. Later, John Gonzales, who was reported in a serious condition, died at the hospital Monday morning and the body will be shipped to Walsenburg.
John Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 2004 - John Gonzales, 55, passed away Jan. 21, 2004. Preceded in death by his parents, Elisao and Josie Gonzales; sister, Carla Gonzales. Survived by his loving wife, Erlinda Gonzales; sisters, Thelma (Richard) Gomez, Pueblo, Clara (John) Armenta, Pueblo; brother, Art (JoAnn) Gonzales, Pueblo; stepdaughter, Joyce Valdez, Pueblo; stepgrandson, Carlos Valdez, Pueblo. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Richard (Anna), Juanita (Robert), Paul Gomez, Tony, Chris, Alex, Tommy (Jennifer), David and Joseph Armenta; great-niece, Cassandra Gomez; great-nephew, Matthew Rubio. John was a chef at the Holiday Inn for over 20 years and was a custodian with District 60 gym. John was an avid Broncos fan and will be missed by his family and friends. Donations may be made to University of Colorado Hospital, in care of the funeral home. Visitation, 2 to 7 p.m. today, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, at the funeral home. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Sunday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday; both at Mount Carmel Catholic Church with internment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Gonzales, John F. Sr.
John F. Gonzales Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - September 16, 1999 - John F. Gonzales Sr., 85, went home to celebrate life with Jesus on Sept. 14, 1999. Preceded in death by his wife, Josephine S. Gonzales, in 1997; his parents and one brother. Survived by children, John F. (Sharon) Gonzales Jr., Dorothy (Joe) Mestas, Pauline (Gabe) Cordova, Samuel (JoAnne) Gonzales, Shirley (Gary) Tafoya; and grandchildren, John F. Gonzales III, Kelly (Sam) Quillin, Susan (Joe) Reynolds, Melody Gonzales and Yvonne (Frank) Martinez, Brenda (Vern) Ivey, Joe (Yvonne) Mestas Jr., Ron (Roxanne) Cordova, Doreen Chavez, Shannon (Isaac) Cordova, Sammy J. (Kristi) Gonzales, Sean Tafoya, Kaniah Tafoya; 32 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; five brothers; four sisters; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was a member of Christian Growth Center for 20 years and also a member of Cement Masons Union Local No. 58 for 45 years from which he retired in 1977. He enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends and taking care of his dogs, Bandit and Dally. Funeral service Saturday, 10 a.m., Christian Growth Center, 2901 O'Neal. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Gonzales, John J.
John J. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 2001 - John J. Gonzales, 57, affectionately known as "Gordo," lost his fight with cancer March 2, 2001. A lifetime Puebloan, Mr. Gonzales was born Dec. 8, 1943. He was a retired psych tech from the Colorado State Hospital. He was an accomplished musician and played first trumpet with the former Latin Accent Band. He also liked working on his computer, doing crossword puzzles and a good challenge in the game of chess. Preceded in death by his father, Felix Gonzales. He leaves to cherish his memory two loving daughters, Stacy (Paul) Righini, New Hampshire, and Phyllis (John) Sandoval, Denver; mother, Mary Gonzales, Pueblo; siblings, Rachel (Alex) Silvia, Rhode Island, Virginia (Tom) Francis, Pueblo, and Daniel (Joanne) Gonzales, Denver; former wife and his best friend to the end, Dorothy Gonzales, Pueblo; five grandchildren, Tabrizia Righini, Aldina Righini and John Righini, all of New Hampshire, and Sidney Sandoval and Jacob Sandoval, both of Denver; and numerous other relatives and friends. At Mr. Gonzales' request, cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the Kidney Dialysis Unit at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2001, the New Life Bible Church, 110 S. LaCrosse Ave., Pastor Ron Diaz officiating.
Gonzales, John Michael
John Michael Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - February 25, 1998 - John Michael Gonzales, 56, departed this life unexpectedly Feb. 18, 1998, in El Paso County, the result of an auto accident. John was born Oct. 30, 1941, in Fowler. He was a graduate of the very first graduating class of South High School in the spring of 1960. He served in the U.S. Army. Retired from the Pueblo Army Depot ammo division. He enjoyed old Western movies, football and the Discovery Channel. John was a very devout Catholic. He loved St. Francis Xavier Church- he and his family attended Mass every Sunday. He was a dedicated son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. He even took the neighborhood under his guidance. He spent most of his time tinkering around the home he built for his family. John is survived by his mother, Victoria Gonzales, Pueblo- wife, Barbara E. (Chavez) Gonzales- children, Sharon (Gonzales) Vasquez, Mark Gonzales, all of the family home- grandchildren, Justin Vasquez, Andrew Martinez, Marcus Gonzales- siblings, Frank (Elva) Gonzales, Joseph Gonzales, Victor (Pam) Gonzales, Manuel (Jeanie) Gonzales, Patrick (Margaret) Gonzales, Christopher (Janine) Gonzales, Angela (Richard) Trevino, Virginia (Bob) Jimenez, Vivian (Fred) Sanchez- mother-in-law, Carmella Chavez- and nine sisters-in-law and their families- numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who will cherish his memory. John is preceded in death by his father, Josh S. Gonzales, in 1996, and father-in-law, Facundo Chavez, in 1998. Visitation, today, Angelus Chapel, 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday. Both services, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Rev. Ron Roche celebrant. Interment with military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at graveside, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at the home and at the Mediterranean Room of St. Francis Church following the services.
Gonzales, Johnny Geraldo
Johnny Geraldo Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - October 23, 2000 - Johnny Geraldo Gonzales, 60, departed this life Oct. 21, 2000, following a lengthy battle with cancer. A lifetime Puebloan, Johnny was born April 26, 1940. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He helped to operate a Howitzer Cannon. He retired from the former Danna Corp with 33 years service. Preceded in death by his parents, Pantaleon and Pauline (Finn) Gonzales; also several aunts, uncles and cousins. Survived by his beloved wife, Jeane Danna Gonzales; children, Russell S. Gonzales, Pueblo, Trina Yvonne Clamenza, Henderson, Nev., Mickey Jo Danna, Denver, Jimmie Sue Elliott, Canon City; siblings, Bertha (Roy) Esquibel, Dee (Arthur) Aguero, Robert (Betty) Gonzales, all of Pueblo; six grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Visitation Tuesday, Angelus Chapel, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Rev. Edward G. Pettit celebrant. Full military honors at graveside, Imperial Memorial Gardens, by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 2000 - Johnny Geraldo Gonzales. Survived also by daughter-in-law Kathy Gonzales, Pueblo; and son-in-law, Bob Clamenza, Henderson, Neb. Visitation today, Angelus Chapel, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Full military honors at graveside, Imperial Memorial Gardens, by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Jose Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 2003 - Jose Gonzales, 68, of Pueblo, passed away May 20, 2003. Born April 21, 1935, in Houston, Texas. Preceded in death by his son, Joseph Gonzales; father, Rev. Feliciano Gonzalez; granddaughter, Brianna Martinez; and uncle, Jose Angel Gonzalez. Survived by his loving wife, Betty Gonzalez, of the family home; mother, Sofia Gonzalez; children, Geraldine (Fred) Monroe, Rita Lumley, Teresa (Joe) McKeehan, Michael (Yvette) Gonzales, Lillian (Phillip) Reynolds, Pamela Martinez and Jana Martinez; brothers, Joel (Maggie) Gonzales, Felix (Josie) Gonzales, and John (Mary) Gonzales. Also survived by his very special grandson, Dylan Martinez; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; also survived by his in-laws, the Chavez family; and numerous lifelong close friends especially Arthur Escobado and family. He was a Korean War veteran and trained as a flight engineer, having served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952-1961. He was the chief EEO counselor/equal employment manager at the Air Force Academy for 14 years and received many awards but also received the distinguished award for the "Best Counseling and Complaints System Manager" worldwide for the U.S. Air Force. Prior to that, he was a deferral coordinator for the U.S. EEOC. Viewing, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Romero Chapel. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday at Romero Chapel with Pastor Celia Cumberbatch as officiant. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall before interment. Interment will take place at Union Highland Cemetery, Florence, Colo., at 2 p.m. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Gonzales, Jose Abenicio
Jose Abenicio Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 2000 - Jose Abenicio Gonzales, affectionately known as Uncle Ben, 77, went to be with our Lord Nov. 28, 2000. Jose was born Aug. 16, 1923, in Sarcillo Canon, Colo., to the union of Tiburcio and Lucilita (Martinez) Gonzales. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Moguez); infant son, Mitchell Benjamin; a sister, Sophie Montoya; brother-in-law, Pete Montoya; brother, Aldonido Gonzales. He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted daughter, Geraldine (John) Vallejos; granddaughters, Wendy (James) Wolfe, Sandra Maestas (Brian Graston); great-granddaughters, Monica E. Wolfe and Jericca D. Maestas, sisters-in-law, Frances Moguez and Amy Chavez. Special nieces and nephews, Martha (Eloy) Bueno, Rebecca (Filbert) Lujan, Frank (Judy) Martinez, Antoinette (Manuel) Marez, Fred Garcia. Special friend, L.C. Taylor, and special neighbors, Ray and Shirley Maes. Also numerous nieces, nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews who were also very special to him. Jose was in the U.S. Army from Dec. 29, 1941, to Dec. 29, 1945, where he served in the Asiatic Pacific Conflict and received several medals of valor. He also served during the Vietnam War. He retired from the PAD in 1976 as a machinist where he received numerous merit awards. He also worked at Parkview Medical Center and the Transportation Track Center. Jose was a member of "Fraternidad Piadosa de Nuestro Padre Jesus" in Longs Canon, Colo. He enjoyed making his own "inventions" and working in his garage. He also enjoyed listening to the old favorites on Radio 1350. Vigil/rosary, 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Saturday. Both services, St. Leander Catholic Church, Father Ben Bacino, Celebrant. Full military honors at graveside, Imperial Memorial Gardens, by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Family will receive family and friends at 4306 Rawhide Road and St. Leander Hall following the services.
Gonzales, Jose D.
Jose DeJesus Gonzales - Huerfano World - July 11, 2002 - Jose DeJesus Gonzales, 63, of Walsenburg, passed away July 9, 2002 at the family home. He is survived by sons, Joseph and Nickey, and daughter, Tina Gonzales. Survivors also include a brother, Roy Gonzales, of Denver; son-in-law, Ernesto Paredes; 13 grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces. Cremation, Almont/Imperial Crematory, Pueblo.
Gonzales, Jose Donaciano
Jose Donaciano Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 1987 - Jose Donaciano Gonzales departed this life on March 17, 1987, at the Minnequa Medical Center. Born May 5, 1908, in San Geronimo, N.M., he married the former Rosita Gonzales on Dec. 21, 1931, in San Pablo, N.M. He retired from the CF&I wire mill on May 31, 1973. Predeceased by a daughter, Confernia "Connie" Montoya, Sept. 8, 1981. Survivors include his wife, Rosita Gonzales, Pueblo; children, Mary (Ed) Oakley, Pueblo, Domingo (Connie) Gonzales, Barstow, Calif., Ralph (Laura) Gonzales, Grandview, Texas, Joe R. Gonzales, Lakewood, Santiago "Jim" Gonzales, Denver; grandchildren, Roberto (Rosie) Gonzales, Denver, Donna (Claude) Vasco, Pueblo, Diane (Anthony) Duran, Patrico (John) Baca, Domingo D. Gonzales, all of Barstow, Calif., Kimi Gonzales, Yuk Gonzales, both of Grand Prairie, Texas, Jason Gonzales, Denver, Mathew Gonzales, Ventura, Calif.; great-grandchildren, Shansa Lee Gonzales, Carlos Gonzales, Angla Marie Duran, Maria Jennifer Vasco, Anthony Duran, Claudie Vasco Jr., John Paul Baca; one sister, Antonia (Lorenzo) Aragon, Albuquerque, N.M.; and a host of other relatives and friends. Rosary recitation, 8 p.m. Thursday, Angelus Chapel, and 8 p.m. Friday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Mass of the Resurrection, noon Saturday at the church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at 1410 and 1412 Cypress.
Gonzales, Jose Fares
Jose Fares Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - February 01, 2004 - Jose Fares Gonzales passed away Jan. 30, 2004. He was born in Placita, N.M., on Sept. 26, 1920. Fares was preceded in death by mother, Maria I. Gonzales; and father, Miguel Gonzales; brother, Pete Gonzales; sisters, Evan Sanchez, Tomasita Finn, Antonia Chavez and Alice Gonzales. Survived by sister, Emily (Joe) Sisneros; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Fares served in the U.S. Army and Air Force for 16 years. He was promoted to staff sergeant. He was a veteran of World War II. He enjoyed fishing and camping. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Gonzales, Jose Fermin
Jose Fermin Gonzales - Huerfano World - January 25, 1990 - Jose Fermin Gonzales, 95, of Walsenburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1990, in the Huerfano County Medical Center where he had been a patient. Born Aug. 19, 1894, at Long's Canyon, a logging camp near Trinidad, at age 12 he began working in the coal mines in the Trinidad area and later in the Huerfano area mines. When the Del Carbon Mine closed he went to work at removing trees when electrical lines were being installed for San Isabel Rural Electric Association. Mr. Gonzales was also an Army veteran having served during WWI. He retired at the age of 65. He was a member of St. Mary Church, the United Mine Workers of America and had been a member of the American Legion. Mr. Gonzales is survived by a son, Filberto Gonzales, Glenwood Springs; three daughters, Emma Espinoza, Helper, UT, Esther Ortivez, Walsenburg and Irene Montoya, Pueblo; a sister Josephine Vallejos, Walsenburg; 16 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 23 great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday from St. Mary Church. Burial with full military rites by the Ft. Carson Burial Team was in South St. Mary Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.
Gonzales, Jose I.
Jose I. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 2002 - Jose I. Gonzales, 78, passed away Aug. 23, 2002. Survived by his wife, Rose Ann Gonzales of the family home; mother, Emilia T. Gonzales, Colorado Springs; children, Emilio (Laura) Gonzales, Pueblo, George (Alice) Gonzales, Pueblo West, Joseph (Tish) Gonzales, Pueblo and Nancy (Matt) Gonzales, Denver; siblings, Hilario Gonzales, Seattle, Wash., Nestora Romero, Casper, Wyo., Margaret (Artie) Shaw, Colorado Springs, Nerio Gonzales, Guadalupita, N.M. and Pauline Reiter, Pueblo; grandchildren, April, Anthony and Savannah Gonzales, Jose and Alicia Gonzales, Carlos Thomas and Joseph Gonzales, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Juan Jose Romero, Mary Sue Gonzales and Maryssa Romero; and special friend and faithful companion, PePe. Born Sept. 1, 1923, in Guadalupita, N.M. Jose was a veteran of the Army Air Corps and member of the 460th Bomber Group. He enjoyed playing chess, reading, fishing, hunting and going to garage sales. He will lie in state at the funeral home from 2 until 5 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday. Recitation of the Rosary will be 7 p.m. Monday, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel and Funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1145 Aspen St., with the Rev. Father John O. Flynn as celebrant. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team and interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Gonzales, Jose Isaac
Jose Isaac Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 17, 1987 - Jose Isaac Gonzales, 86, late of 2012 1/2 E. 13th St., passed away Nov. 13, 1987 at Sharma Nursing Home. Preceded in death by wife, Eloisa Gonzales, in 1987. Survived by children, Elvira Alonzo of California, Raymond (Maclovia) Perez of Pueblo, John (Ruth) Gonzales of Littleton, Paul Gonzales and Mary (Fritz) Rivera, both of Pueblo. Brother of Rebecca Gonzales of Texas, Esther Rodriguez and Esequiel Rodriguez, both from La Junta. Survived also by several grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Retired from CF&I Open Hearth Department in 1962. Graveside service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Cemetery.
Joseph Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - December 19, 1987 - Rev. Joseph Gonzales, 78, late of 841 E. Abriendo, passed away Dec. 17, 1987, at Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colo. He loved the outdoors, camping and fishing in Redwing, Colo. Survived by wife, Cora Gonzales; children, Martha (Henry) Lucero of Walsenburg, Colo., Jerry (Mary M.) Gonzales of Aurora, Roger Gonzales of Denver, Priscilla Desjardins of Newbury Park, Calif., Jimmy (Nancy) Gonzales of Pueblo, Joe Gonzales Jr. of Denver, Theresa (Robert) Romero of Aurora and Shirley Gonzales of Pueblo. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive. Evening service, 7 p.m. Sunday, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, both services at Pentecostal Church, 1216 E. Beech, with Bishop Fred Patterson and Pastor Marshall Mondragon officiating. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Family at 841 E. Abriendo.
Gonzales, Joseph M.
Joseph M. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - April 04, 1999 - Joseph M. Gonzales, 45, of Pueblo, passed away April 2, 1999. Survived by his mother, Victoria Gonzales- siblings, Angela (Richard) Trevino, Frank (Elva) Gonzales, Virginia (Bob) Jimenez, Victor (Pam) Gonzales, Manuel (Jeanie) Gonzales, Patrick (Margaret) Gonzales, Chris (Janine) Gonzales, Vivian (Fred)Sanchez- sister-in-law, Barbara Gonzales- and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his father, John S., in 1996-brother, John M., in 1998- sister, Sandra Grace Gonzales, in 1963- nephew, Brandon Victor Gonzales, in 1990- and special friend, Glenda McClure, in 1997.Joseph worked for King Soopers in Pueblo and Boulder for more than 20 years. Joseph enjoyed the outdoors, especially hiking, biking, camping, golf, skiing, and football. He was a member of St. Patrick Church. Rosary, Monday, 7 p.m. Funeral Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., both services at St. Patrick Church. Cremation to follow with private burial at a later date. Viewing, Sunday, 1-5 p.m., and Monday, 8-5 p.m. Family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Edith V. Smith - Pueblo Chieftain April 04, 1999 Edith V. Smith, 93, passed away April 1, 1999. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Monday at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.
Gonzales, Joseph Robert
Joseph Robert Gonzales – Albuquerque Journal – February 20, 2002 - Joseph Robert Gonzales (Bobby, "Super Mex") was born on December 9, 1934 in Trinidad, Colorado to Ida and Jose L. Gonzales. A resident of Albuquerque since the early 60's, Bobby passed on Friday, February 15, 2002. Four children survive him, son, Raoul and daughters, Vicki Werme, Roberta Smith and husband, Glen, Yolanda Yanquez and husband, Florentino. He leaves behind four grandchildren, Lisa Yanquez, Jerry Lopez, Melina West, and Laney Werme. His three great-grandchildren are Cheyenne West, Domenic Lopez and Tony Joseph Fabiani. His immediate family includes his brother, John Gonzales and sisters, Frances Gonzales and husband, Tom, Margaret Martinez, Frances Doak and husband, Robert, and Edna (Eddie) and Terise Gonzales. Numerous nieces and nephews and his longtime friends, Rose Velarde, Darlene Thomas, John Brawley, Bill Sheffield, Bill Shipp, Dan Hamilton and George Mora. He also leaves a very special lifetime friend, Gloria Bazan. A Mass will be held at The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish located at 9502 4th Street NW, to begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20th. The burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. The family would like to say "Thank You" to his caretakers and a special "Thanks" to Dr. J. Mario Lovato and his nurse, Karen for all of the care and special attention they extended to him.
Gonzales, Julia A.
Julia “Julie” A. Gonzales - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 2003 - Julia “Julie” A. Gonzales, entered into heaven Nov. 28, 2003. Born Oct. 4, 1927, in Las Vegas, N.M., Julia was a member of Assumption and Holy Family parishes. Julia enjoyed playing bingo and going to Cripple Creek with her special friend Charlie Zanatelli, her best time was spent and cherished with her children and grandchildren. She loved cooking and showing the grandchildren basic home economics of canning and freezing food, while teaching them the importance of preserving and storing food for cold winter months. She was employed as a Foster Grandparent for School District No. 60, and enjoyed her cat Sammy. Preceded in death by her parents, Jose y Eumelia Alarid; son, Charles B. Alarid; brother and sister-in-law, Alfredo y Deluvina Alarid; father of her children, Francisco L. Gonzales; special friend, Ubaldo Sisneros; and son-in-law, Mark Valdez. Survived by her children, James (Elsie) Gonzales, owner of Titan Shield Security, Nancy Gonzales, and Debbie (Fred) G. Valdez-Martinez; brothers, Joe (Belia) Alarid, and Anthony (June) Alarid; grandchildren, Charles (Michelle) Alarid Jr., Anna Marie Gonzales, Charles Gonzales, Sabrina (Steven) Pacheco, Taneesha Valdez, James Gonzales Jr., Nancy Jo Leyba, Marquita Valdez, Amelia Jo Martinez, Fredrick Martinez Jr., Eluteria Arellano, and Francisco Martinez; great-grandchildren, Kayla, Jessie, and Brittany Alarid, Tanner and Zander Pacheco, Marina Valdez, Alexandria Gonzales; and one unborn, all of Pueblo; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives. Visitation, 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, at Romero Chapel. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Monday, and funeral Mass, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, both at Holy Family Church. Celebrant, the Rev. Jesse Perez. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Holy Family Hall after both services.
Juvencio "Vince" Gonzalez - Pueblo Chieftain - May 15, 2001 - Juvencio "Vince" Gonzalez, 79, departed this life May 14, 2001, at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Born Aug. 27, 1921, in Ravenwood, Colo. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired from the CF&I bar mill in 1983. He enjoyed his family and grandchildren and always looked forward to Saturday night dances. He was a member of Eagles Lodge FOE No. 145 and Local 2102. Survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Geraldine "Geri" Gonzalez; children, Marie Theresa Figueroa, Charlene (Larry) Gooden, Lucy (Dave) Fait, Marguerite (Vernon) Joe, Vincent J. Gonzalez, Phil (Barb) Gonzalez, Fred (Linda) Gonzalez, Paul (Jackie) Gonzalez, Tim (Sharon) Gonzalez and Karl L. Gonzalez; siblings, Tony "Hector" (Connie) Gonzalez and Jose Jesus "Chuey" (Pauline) Gonzalez; a sister; 27 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Miguel and Concha Gonzalez; two sisters; one brother; and other relatives and friends. Vigil service, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday. Both services, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at the family home.
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