John J. Chavez (1945-2017)

John Chavez

John J. Chavez received the promise of eternal life on Monday May 1, 2017.

He was born in Beaver Dam WI on June 25, 1945 to the late Juan S. Chavez and Maria Jayme Chavez. John was united in marriage to the love of his life Maria A. Gomez on February 20, 1971. John’s hobby was to work on his cars as a mechanic. He also loved to dance and loved his conjunto music, he also loved to play his guitar and accordian.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 46 years Maria A. Chavez, his 4 daughters Julie Ann (Adolph Villalobos), Venessa Chavez (Gabriel Bernal), Lisa Chavez (Mando Ramirez) and Becky Chavez Sabala (Sam Sabala). Also his right hand man, his great grandson Selso Hernandez Jr. He had 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren which were his pride and joy. Siblings Carlos Chavez, Santos Coca, Rachel Gallegos, Trina Muniz and Jesse Chavez also survive him. He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Special thank you to the staff at Froedtert Hospital.

Funeral services will be held on Monday May 8, 2017 at 11:00AM at Racine Assembly of God Church. (1325 Airline Road) Visitation with the family will take place on Monday at the church from 9:30AM until the time of services. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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