MISSION – Esteban Gutierrez, 63, passed away on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.
Mr. Gutierrez was employed by the City of Mission for 24 years as a supervisor and PGA golf professional. He was a member of St. John of the Fields Catholic Church and the Guadalupaña Association. He was also very involved with the A.C.T.S. community.
Survivors include his wife, Julie V. Gutierrez; children, Judy Denise Rodriguez, Estefany Gutierrez and Jennifer Gutierrez; siblings, Alicia Yescas, Fermina Garcia, Nieves Castellanos, Rogelio Gutierrez, Jesus Gutierrez, Rosie Arredondo, Janie Gutierrez and Linda Cardenas; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Julio Gutierrez Sr. and Maria Esmerehilda Gutierrez, and his siblings, Anastacio Gutierrez, Julio Gutierrez Jr., Lucia Chavez, Maria Suarez and Valentin Gutierrez.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, from 4 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Funeraria Del Angel in Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, Jan. 2, at 10 a.m. at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.