GUTIERREZ, Henry Joseph
Born in Merced Falls, CA October 31, 1929, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2012 at the age of 82 years. He is survived by his children, Joe Gutierrez and daughter-in-law Nancy; daughter Debbie Gutierrez; grandchildren, Joe Jr. and Chris Gutierrez; great-grandchildren, Jaelin and Deakin; sisters, Vera Doucette and Juanita Navarro; brother-in-law Sam Costello; and good friend Lee Kolbusz. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his wife Mary Gutierrez. Hank would want to be remembered as a small business owner and entrepreneur. He traveled the world with his wife Mary, enjoyed sports, gardening and tinkering. He was a Veteran of the Korean War, a former member of the Elks Lodge and Knights of Columbus. Friends are welcome to attend a Rosary Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 7:00pm at Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, 5401 Folsom Blvd. 451-7284 and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:00am at All Hallows Catholic Church, 5501 14th Ave. Entombment St. Mary's Cemetery.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on May 27, 2012