OBITUARY: Robert Chavez Molina

Robert Chavez Molina, 81, was born on July 30, 1939, and God called him into his kingdom on Feb. 24, 2021.

He was the son of Mrs. Beatriz Molina Chavez and Mr. Manuel Chavez Villalobos.

Robert’s favorites were visiting his family in Mexico, going to the ranch with his brother and nephews, talking to his children, watching the ball game (baseball) and fishing.

People will remember Robert as a pleasant, smiling person, and by his family, he is known as a loving being who liked to share time and important moments with them.

He was friendly, but grumpy when you didn’t want him to know something, and that’s how he cared.

He was a person who had many friends.

Robert is survived by his sons, Samuel (Yolanda Sandoval) Chavez and Ramon (Maricela) Perez; daughter, Irma Chavez; brothers, Israel Chavez Molina, Manuel Chavez Molina, Fidel Chavez Molina and Audon Chavez Molina; sisters, Delia Chavez Molina, Antonia Chavez Molina, Rosalba Chavez de Ramirez and Beatriz Chavez Molina; and many nieces and nephews who love and miss him.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Manuel Chavez Villalobos; mother, Beatriz Chavez Molina; and nephew, Manuel Ulises Chavez Carreon.

A visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton. The rosary service and funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 3, at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 421 S. Ash, Newton. Burial will take place in Mexico at a later date to be determined.