Juanita M. Gonzales a resident of Dixon gained her wings and ascended on her journey to Heaven on Monday, February 22, 2021, following a lengthy illness. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was born on June 17, 1933 to the late Leonardo and Victoriana Martinez of Dixon. She was also preceded in death by her husband Jose Florito Gonzales, her son Arsenio Gonzales, and her siblings Gilberto Martinez; Manuel Martinez; Emilia Maes; Mabel Martinez; and Anita Martinez.
She is survived by her children Floyd Gonzales; Louie Gonzales; and Vivian Medina (Michael). Grandchildren: Calvin Gonzales; Cassandra Dimas (Joseph Sr.); Crystella Gonzales; Brandon Medina (Marcella); Shannon Medina; Shaun Gonzales; Brian Gonzales; and Beth Gutierrez; great-grandchildren: Rosalinda Romero; Joseph Jr; Ellayna Dimas; Luna Medina; Oaklynn Gonzales; and Oliver Gutierrez; and her god-daughters Flora Martinez and Elena Arellano whom she adored, along with many other nieces, nephews, and other special relatives. Due to Covid-19 services will be private and closed to the immediate family. The public may join in the live streaming of services on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 10:30 at the following link:
Serving as pallbearers are Calvin Gonzales, Brandon Medina, Michael Medina, Joseph Dimas Sr., Floyd Gonzales, and Crystella Gonzales. Honorary pallbearers include Cassandra Dimas, Shannon Medina, Marcella Medina, Flora Martinez, and Elena Arellano.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to staff members Catherine Haefner and Theresa Archuleta of Taos Mountain Home Health Care for the special care they provided our Mother/Grandmother. The family of Juanita M. Gonzales has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477-www.devargasfuneral.com