OLGA MARCELA GONZALEZ
Jan. 11, 1966 - Oct. 7, 2013
Visitation will take place Sunday, October 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hems Brothers Mortuary in El Centro for Olga Gonzalez, age 47, who passed away Monday, October 7, 2013. Mass will commence at 10 a.m. Monday morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church in El Centro. She will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico immediately following Mass.
Olga was born January 11, 1966 in Mexicali, Mexico. She was raised in Los Angeles County, graduating from Long Beach Jordan High School in 1984. Olga moved to the Imperial Valley in 1998 and worked as a senior staffing specialist at Manpower in El Centro for 15 years.
As a single mother of three, Olga's biggest accomplishment were her children. She enjoyed organizing family gatherings, gardening, shopping and helping hundreds of people find jobs.
She was preceded in death by her father, Leonardo Tavares.
Olga is survived by her daughters, Natalli and Carolina Gonzalez; son, Ricardo De Alba; mother, Consuelo Tavares; siblings, Hector Tavares, Arturo Tavares, Claudia Tavares, Cinthia Perez, Marisol Castillo, all of the Imperial Valley. She is also survived by the Martinez Family of Wilmington, CA, Perez-Meza Family of Mexicali, Mexico, Gonzalez Family of Riverside and Meza Family of Mexicali, Mexico.
A memorial fund has been set up in her honor to assist with funeral expenses and can be made by visiting http://www.gofundme.com/olgagonzalez.