Teresa Lynn Gonzalez
Teresa Lynn Gonzalez
  • December 16, 1959 - April 19, 2017
  • North Kansas Cit, Missouri

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Teresa Lynn Gonzalez, 57, of Kansas City, died at 11:12 AM, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at The North Kansas City Hospital, in North Kansas City, MO. She was born December 16, 1959 in Davenport, IA. She married Romarico "Gonzo" Gonzalez on June 18, 1998 and he survives.

Also surviving are her mother Katherine Merrick, three daughters, Jennifer Yohnka, Jessica Rose Johnson, and Jaimee Pottorff; one sister Tami Steele; three brothers, Rick Pickett, Russ Pickett, and Bruce Pickett; four step-siblings, six nieces and nephews, nine grandchildren, and several cousins.

Her father Richard Lee Pickett, and one son preceded her in death.

Teresa, known by most who loved her as "Terri", was a skilled homemaker who loved to cook, craft handmade soaps and jewelry, and crochet blankets and booties for her grandbabies. She was an avid reader and quick-witted jokester who loved homemade ice cream and hunting for mushrooms. Although her heart was sick, it was strong in spirit, brimming with a fierce and protective love for her family and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be 2 pm on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at White Chapel Funeral Home with burial to follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations are suggested to the American Diabetes Association.