Josephine Gonzalez

March 31, 1927 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 94)


Our Heavenly Father called Josephine H. Gonzalez, 94 of Ontario to Heaven on Friday September 3, 2021. Family was by her side when she received her Angel wings. "Josephine " was born in San Patricio, TX on March 31, 1927 to Carmelo and Petra Herrera. Josephine married Leopoldo V. Gonzalez on December 27, 1947. They made their life in Weiser, Idaho. They moved to raise their children with love and devotion in Ontario, Oregon with her husband Leopoldo V. Gonzalez.  Josephine worked at Ore-Ida for 32 years as a case sorter. She loved spending time with family and also enjoyed crocheting while watching novellas and eating pan dulce with coffee.  She loved cooking for all her children.  Josephine was a loving and caring person.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend, always thinking of others first.  "To know her was to love her. " Josephine leaves to cherish her loving memory her children: Mr. & Mrs. Ron and Yolanda Stoddart, Mr. & Mrs. Raul and Irma Oviedo, Ms. Sylvia Nungaray,  Mr. Ricardo Gonzalez,  Mr. & Mrs. Dave and Virginia Patterson,  Mr. & Mrs. Patrick and Oralia Oviedo,  Mr. & Mrs. Jose and Rosemary Gutierrez,  Mr. & Mrs. Joe and Rachel Solis,  Mr. & Mrs. Mario and Clara Melendez, 35 Grandchildren, 62 Great grandchildren, 24 Great-Great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Josephine was preceded in death by her beloved husband Leopoldo V. Gonzalez of 51 years, her son Juan Jose Gonzalez, Parents and siblings.  A private funeral service and burial will be held on Wednesday September 8, 2021.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

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