Jose Gutierrez, 82, died on Saturday, April 4, 2009.

He was born on Dec. 20, 1926 in Monterrey, Mexico to Francisco and Maria Rodriguez Gutierrez.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Elena Gutierrez of Banquete; his children, Juan Antonio Gutierrez, Jaime Gutierrez, Aldo Gutierrez, Amalia Gutierrez, Christina Gutierrez, Blanca Gutierrez, Olga Gutierrez and Amparo Gutierrez, all of Monterrey, Mexico; his stepchildren, Jose Cosme Garcia of Banquete, Juan Roberto Garcia of Robstown, and Rosa Nellie Garcia of Banquete; his sister, Delia Gutierrez of Monterrey, Mexico; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at St. Anthony Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.