Gilbert R. Gonzales, Jr.
February 19, 1936 - December 31, 2021
Justen Funeral Homes
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Church of Holy Apostles
5211 Bull Valley Rd
McHenry, IL 60050
Saturday 4/2, 1:30 pm

Gilbert R. Gonzales Jr., age 85, of McHenry, Illinois, passed away on December 31, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in San Antonio, Texas on February 19, 1936, to Gilbert and Mary (Rivas) Gonzales.  In 1954 he met and married the love of his life, Dora Zamora, in San Antonio, Texas. Blessed…

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Mandy Rigano left a message on April 2, 2022:
Silver Fox, We we're truly blessed to have such a strong loving fun going Grandfather. The comedy that we shared over the years, it's very treasured and so dearly will be missed. But I know you're up there with the best of them while watching down over your family. Now's your chance to help those BEARS out Grandpa. JK ! thank you for me having the honor of having you, My Dear Silver Fox ❤️ until we see each other again, I love you and hold you close. Your granddaughter Mandy Marie .
Tamara Stephany left a message on April 1, 2022:
It was my absolute pleasure to have been able to meet and spend time with Panchito. The first time I met him I knew he was an amazing man and cherished by many. It’s in moments like these that words fall short. My heart aches for you all. You are always in my thoughts and prayers and I hope you know how much love I have for you all.
Paula Jo Perez left a message on March 31, 2022:
Uncle Jr was so much more than an uncle. He was the embodiment of family, love, our culture, and hospitality. When my family members passed away he made sure that the Gonzales family made me feel loved and never alone. I loved you my whole life and I will miss the rest of mine. ~ Paula Jo (Guerita)
Cruz and Lisa Reyes and family left a message on March 31, 2022:
We are so sorry for your loss he was a wonderful man I remember him dearly may all the memories of him fill your heart with comfort in knowing that he is with our heavenly father resting In His loving arms all our love and prayers to you and your family
Austin garica left a message on March 31, 2022:
You were one of the nicest most genuine man I ever met in my life you treated me and my family like we were yours love you forever you were so loved and will forever be missed.
Justen Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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