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Josephine D. Gonzales

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Josephine D. Gonzales Obituary
Gonzales, Josephine D.

Mrs. Josephine Deandra Gonzales of Albuquerque, NM, passed away on her birthday Monday, April 18, 2016 at the age of 86. Josephine was born to parents Patterson Davis and Lizzie Thompson on April 18, 1930, in Slim, OK.

She grew up as the third of six siblings; The Aleckton, Henry, Jim, Joel and Nary. Josephine has two older daughters, Beatrice and Janice.

She moved to Albuquerque and married Frank Abel Gonzales, and they had six boys Dewayne, Garry, Patrick, Jaime, Carlos and Alfie.

Josephine was a woman of many talents. She was first a loving mother, and also an artist whose art was seen in the beautiful ribbon shirts and intricate quilts she designed. She attracted many followers as a cook for UNM Golf Courses (no one could match her fry bread). She taught her daughter Janice the art of bead work. Josephine was a hard working, dedicated mom, but always made time for fun.

Josephine was preceded in death by her husband Frank and sons Garry and Carlos Gonzales.

Josephine is survived by her younger brother Jim; sons Dewayne, Patrick, Jaime and Alfie; four grandchildren Hushtolakpi (Fi), Crystal, Cody and Jessica; four great grandchildren Brianna, Ariana, Santiago and Elijah.

Visitation and funeral services will be at Daniels Family Funeral Services at 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm. A private inurnment ceremony TBA.

Reception Celebrating Josephine's wonderful life, will follow the Funeral services. The location to be provided following the services.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 20, 2016
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