Josie L. Gonzales, 83 , a resident of Las Vegas, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Alta Vista Regional Hospital.
She was born on Feb. 8, 1930 in Gonzales Ranch, to Gavino Lovato and Florinda Chavez.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Gavino and Florinda Lovato; daughter, Betty Jane Gonzales; granddaughter, Raeann Herrera; step-mother, Carolina Lovato; sisters, Vivian Ortiz, Dora Griego and Eloisa Garcia; and brothers, Louie Lovato, Joe Lovato and Benny Lovato.
She is survived by her daughters, Angelin G. Maddux of Las Vegas and Dorothy G. Herrera of Pueblo, Colo,; and son, Joe E. Gonzales of Taos.
A prayer service was held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Rogers Chapel with Pastor Leroy Aragon officiating.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary in Las Vegas, 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.
Rogers Mortuary - Las Vegas
600 Reynolds Avenue
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Published in Las Vegas Optic on July 1, 2013