Zoeller Funeral Home


Elida Esquivel Gonzalez

May 1, 1946September 24, 2020

Elida Esquivel Gonzalez (Lila) of New Braunfels, Texas passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at the age of 74. Elida was born on May 1, 1946 in Mexico to Vicente Esquivel and Eudelia Campos Esquivel. Elida was the oldest of 8 children. She married her husband, Toribio, on April 13, 1969. She loved listening to music, dancing and playing bingo and loved spending time with family and friends.

Elida was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 33 years, Toribio Gonzalez; daughter Elizabeth Castilleja; and three brothers, Ramiro Esquivel, Pablo Esquivel and Daniel Esquivel. She is survived by her daughters, Esmeralda Gonzalez and Veronica Gonzalez Flores; granddaughter, Jessica Castilleja; grandson, Christopher Castilleja; great-grandchildren, Elijah Trejo, Isaiah Trejo, Isabella Trejo and Anastasia Mejia; sister, Irma Salinas; brothers, Guillermo Esquivel, Leonel Esquivel and Noe Esquivel and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm with Rosary at 7:00 pm at Zoeller Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:00 am at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will immediately follow at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery on Peace Ave.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020

  • Burial

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020


Elida Esquivel Gonzalez

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Jessica Castilleja

October 1, 2020

She was a loving mother,grandmother, and great grandmother we loved her so much and always will she will forever be in our hearts

Marisela Tijerina

September 28, 2020

A beautiful soul is never forgotten. Lila you will never be forgotten.

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