Rafael Gutierrez Jr.
Gutierrez
Rafael C. Gutierrez, Jr., 75, passed away on June 22, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Patricia and Rafael Gutierrez, Sr. Rafael is survived by his loving wife, Shirley M. Gutierrez; children, Rafael III, Mary Jane, Virginia, Margaret, Shirley, Rachel, Rebecca, Norma, and Joseph; as well as 39 grandchildren. He was by nature a strong and giving person, and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 24, 2011 from 1-9 PM, at Crespo Funeral Home - Navigation Chapel, with a Rosary being recited at 7 PM. The funeral procession will depart the funeral home at 9:15 AM on Saturday, June 25, 2011, for a 10 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.



Published by Houston Chronicle on Jun. 24, 2011.
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Its been one month... But damn how I miss u theres so much I want to say. My heart is aching dad I love u
Joseph Guevara
July 22, 2011
You will always be in our hearts and prayers!
Joe Medina
July 5, 2011
hey grandpa me and brianna had u on our mind and just wanted to say we love you and miss u like crazyy.......and daisy is doing good and so is grandma.we took grandma to see the fireworks yesterday and we made a wish on the last ones that went up .we love you.
lisa garza
July 5, 2011
Hey dad! Well I bbq today but ofcourse my chicken will never be as good as urs. I miss u so very much. But I know all I have to do ids look up to the heavens. And we can talk I miss u so but I know ur watching over me. Love u
Joseph Guevara
July 2, 2011
I miss yu grandpa even though I dident see u alot yu were alwayes inmy heart me and marachi luv
U dearly
Keke garza(keke)
July 2, 2011
hey grandpa just wanted to say i miss u and theres not a day that goes bye that im thinking of u. thanks for your help.through every thing and showing me how to become a better man in life,thanks for always being here when i needed u and i will always be greatful for the years u gave me and i will cherrish them to the day we meet again. I love u and i will do my best to keep r family close. i will tell the kids about u and how u were a great person and and that u loved everyone no matter what. you were my hero!!!
joe garza jr ( pretty boy)
July 2, 2011
Just want to say u were a great tio Rafael there are lot of good memories of u in heart u will be miss R.I.P. tio luv u.
Francisca Cortez
July 1, 2011
Lupita Garcia
June 29, 2011
Mr Gutierrez. I wasn't fortunate enough to meet u while u were concious but what I did see is that u did a great job raising a stong family. They amazed me in the last few days of ur life. I pray that they all remain strong my prayers go out to them.
Lupita Garcia
June 28, 2011
Enrique Trevino
June 28, 2011
you will be missed granpa....... love ya :O) joel medina
Rafael Gutierrez
June 28, 2011
Its been exactly 1 week since we had to make the hardest decision ever!!!!! But I know it was the best one. Now ur in heaven looking down on us. I love u dad.
Joseph Guevara
June 28, 2011
I love yu tio
Selena Suniga
June 27, 2011
Hey tio sorry I couldnt make it to ur funeral but just know that I love yu && thank yu for all the thingsypu have done for me and my dad & qma. You will be missed ... I love yu
Selena Suniga
June 27, 2011
Señor rafael. Soy maria lamento que no pude estar ay I pero te quiero mucho y te vo a extrañar. No te preocupes voy a cuidar a tu hijo. Te extrañe mucho
Maria Guevara
June 26, 2011
I love you grandpa and will always keep you close to my heart and will live my life as u did a strong man who never complained to others and I will always think of you as SUPERMAN
Phillip reyes jr
June 26, 2011
we love you grandpa and we will never forget you superman yall were the first and the last ones @ every event and went to evey sports every sports gave you will never be forgotten
The crenshaw family
June 26, 2011
hey grandpa its me lisa ,man were all going to miss you like crazy and im thankful for everything youve done with me,and on our birthday i will eat cake for me and you i love you grandpa forever and always.your always in my head and heart (lisa.
lisa garza
June 26, 2011
He is a great man. That was always there for everyone no matter what. I will always miss those talks we would have. Love u dad
Joseph guevara
June 26, 2011
God bless u grandpa thank u for everthingu done for use an u well always belong in our hearts "brianna martinez"
brianna martinez
June 26, 2011
GOD bless you tio Ralph, thank you for always being there for me , my brothers and my mom. You were always there for everyone you will be truly missed but not forgotten. You will live inside of all of us. I Love You may you rest in peace, GOD bless my tia Shirley,and all of my cousin's. Your nephew Gino Suniga and family. Love You Tio.
June 25, 2011
Mrs.Shirley and family, Ralph was a very good friend to me for many years. We shared many fun and funny times together and I will miss him eminently. Take great joy in sharing all the times you had together and may you reflect happiness in those thoughts. Your Friend, Charlie
Charlie Burnes
June 24, 2011
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
Sylvia Gutierrez
June 24, 2011
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Rafael Gustierrez
June 24, 2011
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