Teresa Figueroa Gonzales, 98, passed away peacefully at home, on October 10, 2023, with her two sons and daughter at her bedside.
Teresa was born on October 14, 1924 to Vicente Figueroa and Maria Jimenez Figueroa in Castroville, Texas. She was raised in Texas and assisted her mother and father in raising a small herd of ranch livestock which she enjoyed doing as a young girl. In her later years she traveled around Texas, Wisconsin and Idaho doing seasonal farm work. It was during this time that she met Seledonio Gonzales whom she later married. They settled in Weiser, Idaho and had lived here since the 1950's.
Teresa was preceded in death by her husband, Seledonio Gonzales. She is survived by her two sons, Sel and John Gonzales, a daughter, Maria Wheeler, two granddaughters, Christina and Samantha, and son-in-law Dennis Wheeler.
At home, Teresa tried to be as physically active as possible in her later years, and she really enjoyed watching reality t.v. shows on Alaskan wilderness living. Teresa was a devoted wife and a firm, kind, loving mother and grandmother. She was a kind and gentle soul with an affectionate and humorous manner that attracted many friends.
She will be sadly missed by family and friends and be fondly remembered by those who knew her.
A Rosary will be held on Thursday, October 19th at 7 pm at St. Agnes Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 20th at 11 am at St. Agnes with burial following at Hillcrest Cemetery.