MONTE VISTA — Monte Vista resident Betty R. Gonzales, 73, passed away November 3, 2012 in Pueblo, Colorado under hospice care surrounded by her loving family.
Betty was born on February 15, 1939 in Sargent, Colorado the daughter of Modesto Martinez and Genevieve Medina Martinez. Betty was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who loved her family with all her heart. She was an avid Denver Broncos’ fan and enjoyed watching her boys play on the Crazy 10’s Softball team.
Survivors include her husband Robert Gonzales of Monte Vista, Colo.; sons Andrew (Cindy) Gonzales of Pagosa Springs, Colo.; Robbie Gonzales of Pueblo, Colo.; Kent (Lynn) Gonzales and Wally (Racael) Gonzales both of Monte Vista, Colo.; 11 grandchildren Wendy Gonzalez, Tammy and Miranda Gonzales, Robert, Brenden and Derrick Anderson, Nico, Stephanie and Jessie Gonzales, Tony Medina and Eliana Sanchez; nine great-grandchildren, sisters Phyllis Garcia of Phoenix, Ariz.; Kathy (Donald) Martinez of Questa, NM; Gloria (Rex) Hoyt of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one brother Richard (Phyllis) Martinez of San Antonio, Texas. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins,
Betty was preceded in death by her parents Modesto and Genevieve Martinez, sisters Loretta Martinez, Erna Scadden, brothers Rodney Martinez and Modesto Martinez.
Cremation was chosen and A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10 a.m. also at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Seven Mile Plaza Cemetery.
Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.