Gonzales Willie Gonzales, 72, of Bellville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 11, 2005. He was born August 6, 1932 in Houston to Rafael and Antonia Gonzalez. Willie served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. Willie worked for the City of Houston and Jacinto City as a Maintenance Engineer. Willie enjoyed fishing and going to Louisiana. Willie was a very giving and loving person who had a special heart for animals, especially his dogs. Willie's greatest joy came from spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. Willie is preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Jane Gonzales. Willie is survived by his loving wife of 12 years, Renate Gonzales; children, Hernan Hernandez, Jr. and wife Kristi, Joseph Hartel and wife Deana, Lisa Roy and fiancee Tony; brother, Joe Gonzales and wife Hope; sister, Elvira Garcia and husband Henry; 9 grandchildren, his extended family of Renates in Germany, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2005 at Forest Park Lawndale in the Main Chapel. Burial followed at Forest Park Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, May 13, 2005 from 3-9 p.m. at Forest Park Lawndale. The family requests donations to SPCA of Houston in lieu of normal remembrances. Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home in Houston was in charge of arrangements.
Posted by Joy Neely