Robert L. Gonzalez, 79, of Trenton, Ill., formerly of Fairview Heights, Ill., born August 18, 1934, in East St. Louis, Ill., died on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Touchette Regional Hospital, Centreville, Ill..
Mr. Gonzalez was a service manager at Auffenburg Ford and Bi-State Development Agency, and an instructor at Metro Tech School. He was a member of Machinist Local 777 and the Knights of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Violet B., nee Myers, Gonzalez; and his two brothers-in-law, Jack Voland and Fred "Fritz" Moessinger.
Surviving are his four children, Robert (Patricia) Gonzalez of Fairview Heights, Ill., Tim (Kristie) Gonzalez of Caseyville, Ill., Sheri Janson of New Baden, Ill., and Teri Sprague of Collinsville, Ill.; his 12 grandchildren, Michael, Connor and Garrett Gonzalez, Emily (Chris) Midgett, Natalie Gonzalez, Amie Janson, Kelsey Kaber, Jessica Sprague, Courtney Boyd, and Whitney, Tiffany, and Tony Weeden; his 3 great-grandchildren; his two sisters, Mary Alice Voland and Betty Moessinger, both of Belleville, Ill.; his former
wife, Bette Breiner-Gonzalez of Trenton, Ill. He was our dear nephew, uncle, and cousin.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill..
Funeral: Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, Ill., with Father Robert Flannery officiating. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Trenton, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, LTD.,
Fairview Heights, Ill.
Kassly Mortuary, Ltd.
9900 St. Clair Avenue Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 10, 2014