Margarita Alaniz Gonzales

November 13, 1957March 7, 2018

Margarita Alaniz Gonzales was born on November 13, 1957 in Brownsville, Texas and passed away on March 7, 2018 in Bakersfield, California.


  • Mr. Carlos R. Alaniz, Father
  • Petra E. Alaniz, Mother
  • Adrian Gonzales, Son
  • Veronica Gonzales, Daughter-in-law
  • Erik Gonzales, Son
  • Marlen Gonzales, Daughter-in-law
  • Valeri Nixon, Daughter
  • Jason Nixon, Son-in-law
  • Samantha Gonzales, Daughter
  • Jonathan Gonzales, Grandson
  • Desiree Gonzales, Granddaughter
  • Gabriella Gonzales, Granddaughter
  • Elijah Gonzales, Grandson
  • Dalene Gonzales, Granddaughter
  • Nathan Nixon, Grandson
  • Joseph Nixon, Grandson on the way
  • Joe Barciaga, Companion
  • Alex Alaniz, Brother


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Reception Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Margarita Alaniz Gonzales

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Maria Arredondo

March 9, 2018

Thank you Margaret, you are my friend and my mentor. And the memories I have with you are the best!!! You will be in my heart forever. I will miss you

Valeri Nixon

March 9, 2018

I love this picture of her. That was one memory I was fortunate enough to be with her and her friends that night. Yesterday when I met with my father in law who will be delivering the message for her services to tell him stories of her, at first was kind of difficult because i guess all I could think about the last few days was just the fact that she was gone but after a while they just came flowing out like a river and I think she did that. She stepped in and just told him who she was through me and I am very thankful for that. Thank you mom for always being and doing the best you could even in times I knew I didn't help you, you still know that I wished I could. I hope you know that even when I was a brat, I loved you very much!