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“Marty and Carol, Sorry to hear about your Dad an Father n law. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you guys. Toby & Jill OBrien ”
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Martin G. Chavez, Sr.
Martin G. Chavez, Sr., 76, of Sterling, died Sunday, December 22, 2019 at his home.
Martin was born November 11, 1943 in Matehuala San Luis Potosi, Mexico the son of Juan and Paula (Guerro) Chavez. He married Matilda Gonzalez on June 22, 1968 in Sterling. Martin was employed as a welder at Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling for 36 years.
He is survived by his wife, Matilda Chavez of Sterling; two sons, Martin (Carol) Chavez, Jr. of Rock Falls and Daniel (Angie) Chavez of Sterling; one brother, Lee (Francis) Chavez of Sterling; seven grandchildren, Marissa Jo Chavez, Anna Chavez, Breonna Chavez, Brandon Chavez, Alyssa Chavez, Amara Chavez and Myana Chavez; and one great granddaughter, Mya Fedder.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; one sister; and one granddaughter, Paige Nicole Chavez.
Visitation will be Friday, December 27, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 First Avenue, Sterling. The funeral will be Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.
A memorial has been established.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.