Mrs. Gonzales was born March 21, 1933, in Live Oak County to Maria Ruiz and Preciliano Martinez. She married Alfredo Gonzales Sr. in Beeville in May 1958, and was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1979, a sister and two brothers.
Survivors include two sons, Alfredo “Freddy” (Erma) Gonzales Jr. of George West and Jimmy Gonzales of Beeville; a brother, Adan Martinez of Beeville; five sisters, Dora (Ted) Garza, Celestina (Emilio) Gutierrez, Rosa Muñoz, Maria Martinez, all of Beeville, and Esperanza Ashton of Louisville; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Angelus Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Monday with Rev. Lukose Thirunelliparambil officiating. Burial followed in Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.
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