She was born on October 5, 1948 in Runge to the late Santos Gonzales, Sr. and Dominga (Sanchez) Gonzales.
Survivors include her companion of twenty two years, Robert Rios, niece Cynthia Koenig, sister Elena Cardenas and brother Santos Gonzales, Jr.
Visitation was held on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 from 4 until 9 at the Rhodes Chapel in Runge. A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Monday evening. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Runge with Father Leon Rubi officiating. Burial followed in the Runge Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Teresa DeLaCruz, Ruby Briones, Richard Gonzales, David Gonzales, Rene Cardenas and Rose Hisquierdo. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home Inc. where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.