Alonzo Gonzales, 89, beloved husband and father went home to be with the Lord and his
beloved wife Evelyn on August 24, 2021. He was born in 1932 in Albuquerque, NM to Alonzo
and Adele Gonzales and was a lifelong resident of Albuquerque. Growing up he enjoyed 4H
Club, raising pigs and won 1st prize one year. He also won a raffle with a prize of 100 baby
chicks, his mother was very upset, and the chicks had to be raised on his grandfather's farm in Bernalillo.
He graduated from Albuquerque High and married his love on August 8, 1951. He was a
veteran of the US Air Force, he was a contractor and business owner. He loved football, Go
Broncos! He also enjoyed fishing, woodworking, reading the newspaper, lemon cake,
Biscochitos and dancing with his wife Evelyn. He loved his dog Buddy and always had a good
sense of humor. He was a kind, caring and compassionate man who always had a smile to
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Evelyn, his parents Alonzo Sr and Adele
Gonzales, brother Johnny Gonzales, his sons Robert and Bill Gonzales, and granddaughter
Ashley Vargas. He is survived by his daughter Linda and husband Gilbert Padilla, his daughter Debbie and husband Raul Vargas, daughter-in-law Dora Gonzales, his brother's Tony and wife Martha Gonzales, Joe and wife Rosemary Gonzales and Tom and wife Elena Gonzales. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, several nephews, nieces, and cousins.
The services will be held on September 18, 2021 at Immaculate Conception Church, 619
Copper Ave NW. Rosary at 9 am and mass at 10 am. Interment will be at Sandia Memory
Gardens, 9500 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, following the mass. Due to Covid there will not be a reception following Interment. Flowers can be sent to Daniels Family Funerals,
9420 Fourth Street NW, Albuq., NM 87114. Alonzo's family would like to give a Special thanks to the VA Community Living Center (CLC)
Hospice medical staff for their compassionate care for Alonzo and all their patients.