Jose Romolo Chavez, 81, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on January 17, 2013. Jose was a Colorado Springs resident for more than sixty years. He was born April 30, 1931 Los Pinos, New Mexico to the union of Casimiro and Simodrica Chavez, his parents preceded him in death, brother; Mario and Casey Chavez, sister Lupia, Rosey Florence, and son Ruben Chavez. Grandkids; Tabrina Chavez, Angie Contreras, and Issaic. He was united in holy matrimony to Ermelinda (Garcia) Chavez, April 1, 1953 in Colorado Springs, CO. Jose enjoyed going fishing, playing pool, dancing, and family gatherings. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 59 years Ermelinda Chavez, his children: Marie Olivas, Lisa Latorre, Ruby Alvarado, Terri Rivera, Romolo Chavez, and Toby Chavez; 17 Grandchildren and 25 Great-Grandchildren, sisters; Christina Gomez, Ester Urioste, Marget Quintana and a host of other relatives and loved ones. Visitation will be held Monday, January 21, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Angelus Funeral Directors, 1104 S. Circle Drive. Funeral Service 12:00 Noon Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Angelus Funeral Directors. Interment Memorial Gardens Cemetery.