Gonzales, Edward

Edward Gonzales
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Edward “Lalo” Gonzales, 90, of Clovis, died Saturday, September 25, 2004, at his home.

He was born on May 7, 1914, in Tucumcari, to Reyes and Martha Gonzales.

He married Elmira Romero on July 16, 1937, in Clovis. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. He retired from the Santa Fe Railroad as a boilermaker and pipefitter and from the Clovis Municipal Schools maintenance department. Family members said he loved gardening, welding, woodworking and, most of all, fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; three sisters, Lucinda Gonzales, Lucy Medina and Ann Maestas; two sons, Edward and Rudy; and a brother, Jose Salvador Gonzales.

Survivors include two sons, Reyes Gonzales (and wife, Clara) of Clovis and Johnny Gonzales (MaryAnn) of Baton Rouge, La.; two daughters, Julia Lueras (Carlos) and Irene Urioste (Mario), all of Clovis; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.

Rosary was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Clovis.
Pallbearers are Ricardo Lueras, Julian Urioste, Johnny and Reyes Gonzales, Mardo Lopez and E.J. Rodriguez.

Honorary pallbearers are his loyal friends, Claudio Vela, Victor Carraso, Albert Garcia and Raymond Gant.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.