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Juan Lucero Gutierrez


09/02/1932 - 08/11/2014 Obituary
Juan Lucero Gutierrez Obituary
Juan was a loving Husband, Father, Grandpa, and Great-Grandpa. He was born on September 2, 1932 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Juan married Guadalupe Jimenez on November 11, 1950. He was a man who worked very hard to support his family. He was employed in various occupations throughout his life (railroad worker, union worker with Cesar Chavez, cotton gin worker, foreman, and as a maintenance worker in a convalescent hospital). As hard as he worked, he made sure that he spent quality time with his family, having family BBQs and taking family trips to Mexico to see
Mama Grande
. After he and his wife raised their own children, they helped to raise four of their own grandchildren. He would tell people that his greatest treasures were his grandchildren and his great-grandchildren.
Juan was preceded in death by his wife, Guadalupe Gutierrez; his parents, Jose and Francisca Gutierrez; sons-in-law, Rudy Serrano Sr. and Jessie Gomez; daughter-in-law, Shirley Ann Gutierrez; grandchildren, Jesus and Maria Luisa Jimenez; and great-grandchild, Natalie Gutierrez. He is survived by his eleven children (and their spouses): Six daughters: Francisca Serrano, Dora (Heliodoro) Jimenez, Connie Gomez, Avelina (Fernando) Toy, Josefina Gutierrez, and Maria (Jonathan) Magno. His sons: John Gutierrez, Jose (Judi) Gutierrez, Cristobal (Elizabeth) Gutierrez, Jesus Gutierrez, and Alfredo (Rosa) Gutierrez. Juan leaves behind 41 grandchildren and 66 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the Celebration of Life Center at Greenlawn Southwest on Monday, August 18, 10:00 a.m. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 17, 4-8 p.m. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com.
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 16, 2014
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