Elizondo (Chondo) Contreras, age 89, passed away August 6, 2017 at Flagstaff Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born August 4, 1928 in Mexticacán, Jalisco Mexico and entered the U.S. in 1943 at the age of 15, later becoming a citizen in 2001. Chondo married his wife of 68 years, Carmen Contreras, on June 25, 1949 and worked at the Arizona Sawmill for 50 years. He is survived by his wife, his son Roberto (Bobby) Contreras (Diane Contreras), his four grandchildren (Robert, Jessica, Danielle, and Jackie), his 20 Great-grandchildren, his 18 great-great-grandchildren as well as siblings Elias Contreras age 101, Juan Contreras Age 95 (Loli Contreras), Cecelia Contreras Ponce. Services will be held on Saturday, August 12that San Francisco de Asis Catholic Church. Rosary will be recited at 10:00 and funeral mass will follow at 11:00. Burial will follow at a later time in Jerome, Arizona.