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Guadalupe "Lupe" Gonzalez

Obituary for Guadalupe "Lupe" Gonzalez

June 4, 1939 - April 23, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 77


Lupe Gonzalez, beloved husband, passed away at the age of 77 on April 23, 2017.

Lupe is survived by his wife, Dawn; his daughter and son in law Anna and Carlos Botello and their children, David Gonzalez and his children, Irene Jacusis and her children, Daniel Gonzalez his children, and Carla and Jody Krampota and their children. Lupe has 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Lupe also has a stepdaughter and son in law, Kelly and Donovan Maretick and their children Kacey Meurer and Travis Maretick; his sisters Tencha Segovia, Oralia Araguz, Yolanda Brittsan, Anna Barrera, and many nieces and nephews.

Lupe was born and raised in Hidalgo, TX. He attended McAllen High School and later joined the US Air Force. He was enlisted for 21 years as a Voice Processing Technician and retired as a decorated Master Sergeant. He also attended college in Indiana to study Russian and North Vietnamese to become a linguist. Lupe traveled the world as "A Spy", according to Dawn, serving in the Vietnam War, Cuban Crisis, and other missions. After his retirement, Lupe worked for the US Post Office until his retirement in 2011.

A memorial will be held at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 S. Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 on Tuesday, May 2nd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

A Graveside Service with full military honors, will be held at Fort Sam Houston, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209 on Wednesday, May 3rd at 1:15 pm.

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2620 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
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