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Death: Ernest J. Gonzales

Our beloved father and grandfather, Ernest (Ernie) Joe Gonzales returned to his Heavenly Father on Saturday, October 11, 1997.

He was born May 29, 1918 in Gallina, New Mexico to Amarante and Petrita Chavez Gonzales. He married his sweetheart, Ernestine (Tina) Suazo, September 27, 1941 in Cuba, New Mexico, He worked for Sanpete County. He loved his family deeply and always expressed light-hearted humor. He had an affection for the beautiful Manti mountains. And he loved his many friends in the community.He is survived by his children, five sons and four daughters, Jerry (Connie), Libby, Montana: Pete, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Jimmy (Helen), Aurora, Colorado; Dixie (Ken) Allred, Spring City; Toby (Beverly), Roy; Susan (Doug) Squire, Manti; Joy Seeley, Mt. Pleasant; Pat Hahn, West Valley; and Tom (Coleen), Mt. Pleasant. He is also survived by brothers, Robert, Gene, Joe and Junior and sisters, Elsira, Rachel and Chris.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ernestine; three sons, Tommy, Rick and Fabian; and one daughter, Mary Lou; two granddaughters, his parents and one brother, Chris.

Funeral services will be held October 15, 1997 at 1 p.m. at the Ephraim LDS Stake Center, 400 East Center Street. Family and friends may pay their last respects from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Stake center. Final resting place will be in the Ephraim Park Cemetery.

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