Rafael Gonzalez, 83, of Galt, died Feb. 27. He was born Oct. 20, 1928 in Michoacan, Mexico.
Mr. Gonzalez is survived by his wife, Emelia; sons, Rafael Jr., Jesus, Salvador, Francisco, Jose and Pedro; daughters, Martha, Emelia, Isabel and Concepsion; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Galt. Graveside services will follow at the Galt Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6:30 p.m. today at Ben Salas Funeral Home. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be said at 8 p.m. today at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church.
Ben Salas Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.