Joe R. Gonzales, Sr., 90, of Fort Lupton, passed away Jan. 21, 2013, in Greeley. He was born July 4, 1922, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Cristavo and Gregoria (Sanchez) Gonzales.
He married Virginia Hernandez Gonzales Jan. 12, 1960. Joe worked at Longmont Foods for 22 years.
He is survived by his sons, Joe R. Gonzales Jr. and Alfonso Lontine; daughters, Dianna G. Gonzales and Nancy M. Gonzales; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Joe was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, and a sister, Harriet Lontine.
Visitation was Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Erlinger Funeral Home in Fort Lupton. A rosary service followed at St. Williams Church. A funeral Mass was Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at St. Williams. Interment followed Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Fort Lupton.
Erlinger Funeral Home of Fort Lupton handled the arrangements.
Erhlinger Funeral Home
806 Denver Ave Fort Lupton, CO 80621
Published in Brighton Standard Blade on Jan. 30, 2013