Ernest Gonzales


(Feb. 9, 2001)

Former Powell resident Ernest Gonzales, 68, died Friday, Feb. 9 in Cheyenne.

He was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Powell. He lived and worked in Powell until 1987 when he moved, first to Arizona, and then to Cheyenne.

Survivors include four brothers, Stanley Gonzales and wife Anita of Lynwood, Calif., Ben Gonzales of Denver, Colo., Alfred Gonzales and wife Ellie of American Falls, Idaho, and J.R. Gonzales and wife Helen of Byron; four sisters, Ann Ramirez and husband Jose of Worland, Guadalupe Cortez of Powell, Mary Josephine Gonzales of Denver and Angie Carrasco and husband Jesus of Powell; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Encarnacio and Josefa Gonzales; a sister, Carmen Gutierrez; and brothers Marcelino and Donald Gonzales.