David Chavez, 89, a resident of Rowe, and formerly of El Carmen, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.
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He was preceded in death by his parents, Casimiro and Macedonia Montoya Chavez; his wife, Estefana; one son, Daniel Chavez; two sisters, Conferina and Lola; and a brother, Margarito Montoya.
He is survived by three daughters, Doris Sneider of Rowe, Virginia Villegas of Albuquerque, and Viola Swetky of Trinidad, Colo.; two sons, David Angelo Chavez of Alamosa, Colo. and Julian Chavez of Trinidad, Colo.; one brother, Raymundo Chavez of Albuquerque and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A graveside committal service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Chavez Family Cemetery in El Carmen.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 1-888-525-9319.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Sept. 21, 2012