Roberto Fausto Chavez, Sr., age 68, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. Roberto was born May 22, 1948 in El Toro, Maguaichi, Chihuahua, Mexico, the son of Gregorio & Carmen (Hermosillo) Chavez. He was an employee for Seaboard Foods and a rancher and had been a resident of Leoti, Kansas since 1994 moving from Chihuahua, Mexico.
On April 22, 1969 he married Ascencion Manuela Hermosillo in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Roberto’s surviving family includes-
Ascencion Manuela Chavez- Leoti, Kansas
Gregorio & Irma Chavez- Gering, Nebraska
Ramon & Guadalupe Chavez- Grinnell, Kansas
Roberto & Doris Chavez, Jr- Oakley, Kansas
Maribel & Ramon Galaviz- Scott City, Kansas
Rebecca & Jesus Ortiz- Leoti, Kansas
Heather & Victor Martinez- Leoti, Kansas
Reyes & Monica Chavez- Oakley, Kansas
Joel & Natasha Chavez- Leoti, Kansas
Rito Chavez- Deming, New Mexico
Gregorio & Conception Chavez- Guymon, Oklahoma
Juana & Pedro Torrez- Wichita, Kansas
Rosa & Israel Varela- Alamillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Manuela & Guily Burciaga- Gomez Sarias, Chihuahua, Mexico
Twenty-Three grandchildren, One great grandchild
His parents and a sister, Catalina Chavez precede him in death.
Vigil Services will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas with Pastor Reyes Valenzuela leading.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, March 2, 2017 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas. Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the Roberto Chavez Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.
Friends may call from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm Wednesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home and from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Leoti, Kansas.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com