Gloria J. Gonzales (December 3, 1954 – June 16, 2022)

Gloria J. Gonzales (December 3, 1954 – June 16, 2022)

Gloria J. Gonzales, 67, passed away surrounded by her family Thursday, June 16, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming.  She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for the past 42 years and former resident of Rawlins, Wyoming.

She was born December 3, 1954 in Rawlins, Wyoming; the daughter of Eufracio Martinez and Antonia Martinez.

Mrs. Gonzales attended schools in Rawlins, Wyoming. 

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She married Raymond Patrick Gonzales on December 5, 1970 in Rawlins, Wyoming.

Mrs. Gonzales worked for Sweetwater County School District No. 1 for 17 years having retired in 2017 as a Head Start Bus Driver.

She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community

Mrs. Gonzales loved spending time with her family especially caring for her grandchildren; camping cooking and spending time outdoors.  

Survivors include her husband, Raymond P. Gonzales of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one son, Patrick M. Gonzales of Rock Springs, Wyoming; two brothers, Tommy Martinez and wife Deborah of Rawlins, Wyoming, Johnny Martinez and wife Gina of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one sister, Rosie Abeyta and husband Fred of Medford, Oregon; five grandchildren, Gloria Montez and husband Marco, Isabella Fredricks, Alycia Fredricks, Matthew and Anthony Olsen; one great-grandchild Aaliyah Montez; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, June Martinez and Lillian Arguello; brother, Leroy Martinez; and two daughters, Jennifer Gonzales and Lisa Gifford.

Cremation has taken place; a funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, 633 Bridger Avenue, Rock Springs, Wyoming.  

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