Faustino Gomez Arreola

A visitation will be held for Faustino Gomez Arreola, 50, of Lawrence on Friday, July 6th from 6 p.m – 8 p.m. Burial will be held at a later date on his family’s ranch in Durango, Mexico. He passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the University of Kansas Medical Center surrounded by many loved ones.

Faustino was born February 27, 1968 in Amoles, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico the son of Martil Gomez Soto and Maria Arreola.

He was a concrete worker for Hicks Classic Concrete.

Faustino was a man who always worked hard and did not quit until the job was finished. He had a deep devotion and love for his family and for the ranch he grew up on. Faustino enjoyed barbecues, going to the casino, and spending time with those who meant the most to him.

He married Thelma French on August 23, 2008 in Lawrence, Kansas. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his mother, Maria; children Alfred, Lety, and Mary Gomez-Figueroa; brothers, Marcelo and Juan; sisters, Reyna, Maria, Lupe, Rosa, and Lily Gomez Arreola; and stepchildren, Randy, Ronnie, and Carolyn.

He is proceeded in death by his father, Matil Gomez Soto and brother, Mario Gomez Arreola.

Memorial Contributions may be made out to the family to help with funeral expenses and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.


10 Condolences

  1. Rodolfo Perez gomez on July 2, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    Q dios lo tenga en su gloria
    Mi pésame a toda la familia

  2. Maria Perez Gomez on July 2, 2018 at 7:58 pm

    Descansa en paz primo.

  3. Mary Ann Keeton on July 3, 2018 at 6:27 am

    My condolences to Thelma and his family. I will pray for god to be with you all.

  4. Becky & Harry Gibson on July 3, 2018 at 7:03 am

    Harry and Becky Gibson
    Our deepest condolence to you Thelma and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Leslie & Samantha French on July 3, 2018 at 7:22 am

    Sad you had to leave us so soon, you were a man among men. We love you, and will miss you forever.

  6. Juan Gomez Arreola on July 3, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    Descansa en paz hermano ya te encuentras con mi padre y mi hermano. Te extrañare por siempre. Te quiero muncho.

  7. Nancy Espinosa on July 5, 2018 at 9:28 am

    Thelma and family, I am so sorry to hear about Faustino- please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers- Thelma, please call me when/if you feel like it- Take care, Nancy Espinosa (785) 550-8640-

  8. joyce eoannou on July 5, 2018 at 9:04 pm


  9. joyce eoannou on July 5, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    So sorry Thelma

  10. Dale Walker on July 6, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Our thoughts are with you and your family Thelma. We are so sorry for your loss.
    Dale, John, Dante and Paulina

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