Jerry "Cacho" Contreras
Jerry "Cacho" Contreras
    Funeral services for Gerardo Ezequiel “Cacho” Contreras, 58, of Welch, will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at Templo Sinai in Brownfield with Mike Rodriguez and Raul Guiterrez officiating.
    Interment will follow in Dawson County Cemetery under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.  
    Visitation will be held on Sunday,  February 19, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Branon Funeral Home Chapel.  
    Jerry passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Welch. He was born on December 27, 1958 in Monterrey, Mexico to Quintin and Margarita (Rosales) Contreras. He married Michelle Rodriguez in 1993 in Brownfield.
    Jerry worked in grape vineyards for 30 years. He enjoyed music and going out to socialize. He took pride in teaching his boys all about mechanics. He loved spending time with his family and he kept busy maintaining his beautiful yard.
    He is survived by his wife, Michelle Contreras of Welch; children, Jerry Contreras Jr. and wife, Brandi, of Odessa, Brandon Contreras, Jonathan Contreras, Xena Contreras, Justin Contreras and Aaron Contreras, all of Welch; sisters, Herminia Contreras and Emelia Contreras, both of Welch, and Olga Moreno and husband, Inocencio, of Stanton; brothers, Quintin Contreras and wife, Gloria, and Victor Contreras and wife, Diana, all of Lamesa; five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  
    Jerry is preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Consuelo Contreras.
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