Sotero Gonzales

June 21, 2013

Sotero Gonzales

Sotero R. Gonzales of Plainwell passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 at his home. Mr. Gonzales was born December 15, 1931 in La Feria, TX to Andres and Eloisa (Longoria) Ramirez. Sotero had worked for over 30 years at Plainwell Paper Company and in his leisure time enjoyed camping, watching westerns, fishing, gardening, reading the Bible and attending church.

On August 26, 1961 at their home in Plainwell he married Maria Delgadillo who survives. Also surviving are his children, Juanita (John) Richards, Luis Gonzales and Gilberto (Shantel Palumbo) Gonzales; 10 grandchildren, Taija, Kalob, Chelsea, Hana, Drew, Carly, Dakota, Sammy, Kelsie and Maggie; 2 brothers and 2 sisters. He was preceded in death by his sons, Victor and Miguel and 5 siblings.

Friends may meet with the family from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Winkel Funeral Home in Otsego where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, with Pastor Dave Alderman officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Contributions in Sotero’s memory may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.

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