In loving memory of

Santiago Gonzalez
September 12, 1940 - September 9, 2021

Santiago Gonzalez, a retired General Motors aka Nummi Assembly worker, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

Santiago's legacy lives on through his four children; Renita Miller, Deborah Tigh, Sebastian Gonzalez and Carmen Tienda. Seven Grandchildren: Leonard, Leticia, James, Ryan, Ruben, Lydia and Carlos. Along with 17 Great Grandchildren.

Santiago was born in San Diego, Ca in 1940, married the love of his life Rita in 1959 at the age of 18 in Denver Colorado. They were married 49 years before she went home to Jesus. Santiago had the best sense of humor, he was intelligent, creative, and extremely social. He was a self-taught carpenter, mechanic, plumber, and electrician. His passion was fishing along with riding his Harley up until his retirement. He loved reading the Bible, listening to music, dancing, joking around and traveling to spend time with his children.

Celebration of life is scheduled for 9 am on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 E Bell Rd, Scottsdale AZ.

Flowers are welcome; Contributions may be sent In Memory of Santiago Gonzalez to the Salvation Army, 2707 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix, AZ 85008 or you can call 602-267-4100.


Carlos wrote on Sep 13, 2021:

"Grandpa thank you for leading us until your very last breath i miss you and I love you with all of me though this wont be easy knowing your reunited with grandma makes me happy you both are in a very great blessed place rest easy my King and Queen till we meet again I love you grandpa!"