Fidel Gonzales Sr.
Fidel Gonzales Sr. passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Floresville, Texas, at the age of 95 years, 6 months, and 1 day. He was born April 24, 1918, in Wilson County to Jose Angel and Maria Mormolejo Gonzales. He was a resident of Floresville for 60 years. He was a member of El Mesias United Methodist Church and the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, William Sendejo; his sisters, Emilia Tejeda, Minnie Pena, and Maria Guerra; and his brothers, Frank Gonzales, Fernando Gonzales, Joe Tony Gonzales, and Ralph Gonzales.
Fidel is survived by his wife, Mary Anna Gonzales of Floresville; his children, Eloy Gonzales, Fidel Gonzales Jr., Eddie Gonzales and wife Mary Lou, and Rudy Gonzales and wife Sherel, all of Floresville; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville.
A prayer service was held Sunday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
A funeral service was held Monday at 10 a.m. in El Mesias United Methodist Church in Floresville.
Interment followed in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.