Julia U. Gonzales, born April 24, 1925, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at the age of 88. She was born in Elmendorf and lived most of her life in San Antonio. Julia was a longtime member of Holy Name Catholic Church and a 35 year member of the VFW
Post 9186 Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband of 46 years Merced Gonzales, daughter Rita M. Rios and husband Richard Rios, Jr., sisters Margarita Garcia, Mary Dominguez and Angie Gonzales, grandchildren Rian Rios and Rachel Rios and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 6:00 until 9:00 P.M. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South with a presentation by the Ladies Auxiliary at 6:45 and a rosary recited at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. at Holy Name Catholic Church. Family and friends are asked to meet at Holy Name Catholic Church before the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery.
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