Lillian J. Gonzales

April 27, 1926September 14, 2022
Obituary of Lillian J. Gonzales
Lillian J. Gonzales, age 96, of Lakewood, Colorado went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Lillian was born April 27, 1926. She was a practicing and faithful member of St. Jude's Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank Gonzales; parents, Laurie & Eulalia Tafoya; six brothers; Bobby, Richard, Conrad, Harry (Virginia), Ernest (Dolly) and Angelo (Kate); and five sisters; Perry, Lillian, Gloria (Peter), Aggie (Gil), and Isla (Mike). She is survived by one sister, Geraldine Martinez (Rick); her children, Frankie Gonzales (Pegi) and Terri Martinez (John); her grandchildren, Angela McDaniel (Kris), Joseph Gonzales, Michelle Caflisch; and Great Grandchildren, Juanita Caflisch, Kaelyn McDaniel, Kaleb McDaniel, Kaeden McDaniel, Kailah McDaniel, and Keirah McDaniel and a small but mighty army of nephews, nieces, cousins and lifelong friends. She was the matriarch of her close family. She had unconditional love for her God, faithful servant, unconditional love for her family, without judgement, almost to a fault. Always wanting to care for and resisted being cared for by others and it was always her goal to provide unending love and care. Lillian gew up caring for her siblings alongside her mother as she was the oldest this began her endearing spirit to help all of those around her.

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  • Hector Pavon Pallbearer
  • John Daley Pallbearer
  • Joseph Gonzales Pallbearer
  • Laurie Buena Pallbearer
  • Toby Alvarez Pallbearer
  • Kaleb McDaniel Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kaeden McDaniel Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kris McDaniel Honorary Pallbearer
  • Peter Buena Honorary Pallbearer

Past Services

Friday, September 23, 2022


Friday, September 23, 2022


Saturday, September 24, 2022

Funeral Service

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Committal Service -There will be a police procession to the cemetery

Saturday, September 24, 2022