Jeffrey John Gonzales


Jeffrey John Gonzales, a self-employed Carpenter known for his loving, competitive, outgoing, and fun personality, passed away on April 1, 2024, in Pueblo, Colo. He was born on Nov. 22, 1979, in Del Norte, Colo.

Jeffrey's proudest accomplishment was his son Lukas with whom he shared a special bond and cherished spending time together. A true outdoorsman, Jeffrey enjoyed the simplicity of nature through fishing and hunting, finding peace and joy in the great outdoors.

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Andrew Gonzales, paternal grandmother Marcella Martinez, maternal grandfather Jack VanBibber as well as his uncle and Godfather John VanBibber.

His legacy continues through his surviving family and friends. He is survived by his beloved son Lukas Gonzales; loving father Larry Gonzales; caring mother Jeri Gonzales; grandmother Margaret VanBibber; brother Kris (Jess) Gonzales; sisters Jana (Tim) Kehr and Leesa (Matt) Gonzales; nieces Andrea, Harlee, Cali and Khloe; nephews Jaxxon, Andrew; Aadin and Uriah and God-daughters Janessa DiCamillo and Eyvori Jacquez as well a numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family - all of whom will carry his memory with love and affection.

To those who had the privilege of knowing him even briefly or being touched by his warmth and spirit, Jeffrey John Gonzales leaves behind a legacy of love, strength, and an unwavering zest for life that will forever be remembered and cherished. May he rest in peace.

Cremation was selected and a Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monte Vista immediately followed by a Memorial Mass beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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Mountain Valley Mortuary is assisting the family.