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Elias Gonzales

October 5, 1978 — January 1, 2015

Elias “Easy” Gonzales, 36 passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at his residence.  Services for Mr. Gonzales will be 10:00 am Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou with Father Jose Kochuparambil officiating.  Burial will follow at Idalou Cemetery under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors.  A rosary will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church.

Elias was born October 5, 1978 in Odessa to Tommy & Flora Gonzales.  He graduated from Idalou High School in 1997 and completed his associate’s degree in 1999 from South Plains College. He was married to Carla Ann Sifert and worked as a self-employed Paint & Auto body Technician for most of his life.  The love he had for his boys was undeniable and he shared that love by spending time with them and his family whenever he had the time.  He also loved low-riders and attending car shows.

He is survived by his wife, Carla Ann Sifert of Lubbock; two sons, Natalio Gonzales, Ezekiel Gonzales both of Lubbock; one step son, Bryan Sifert of Lubbock; his mother, Flora Gonzales of Idalou; one brother, Issac & Bridget Gonzales of Lubbock; two sisters, Michele & Don Cervantez, Stephanie & John Martinez all of Lubbock.

He is preceded in death by his father, Tommy Gonzales; grandparents, Martin & Magdalena Gonzales, Natalio & Francisca Hernandez.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, January 5, 2015

3:00 - 9:00pm (Central time)

Broadway Funeral Directors

1901 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79401

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

10:00am - 7:00pm (Central time)

St. Phillips Catholic Church

, Idalou, TX 79329

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Recitation of the Rosary

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

St. Phillips Catholic Church

, Idalou, TX 79329

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Phillips Catholic Church

, Idalou, TX 79329

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