Andres Gonzalez Sr., 74, of Prosser died on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, in Yakima.

He was born July 2, 1935 in Bayview, Texas.

He received his education in Texas.

On July 13, 1969 he married Juanita Urbina in Granger. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Gonzalez of Prosser; two daughters, Alicia Aguirre and Leticia Gonzalez both of Yakima; one son, Andres Gonzalez Jr. of Granger; 10 grandchildren; three sisters, Celedonia Robles of Granger, Gerada Gatica of Outlook and Rosa Gomez of Plymouth; and one brother, Frank Guerra of Sunnyside.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters; and three brothers.

Viewing and visitation will be held today, Sept. 8, 2009, from 1 to 8 p.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. A memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Granger.

Those wishing to sign Mr. Gonzalez's online memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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