Alejandro J. (Alex) Gutierrez, 71, a resident of Los Martinitos, NM, passed away on Saturday following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio J. and Eliza R. Gutierrez; two brothers: Manuel A. and David Gutierrez; two sisters: Angelina R. and Marcella Gutierrez and a niece, Connie Gutierrez. He is survived by Carlos A (Annette) Gutierrez, Jose (Janet) Gutierrez, Jesse (Sharon) Gutierrez, Lupe Gutierrez (Doug), and Jerry (Jeanette) Gutierrez; and by several nieces and nephews.
He was born in Albuquerque, NM on April 26, 1948.and graduated from Central High in Pueblo, CO. Soon after he moved to the ranch in Los Martinitos, NM. He enjoyed his family and friends, his horses, cows, chickens, goats, and his dogs. Alex was a gifted and talented Artist, and people from many parts of the country would order and purchase his portraits. He was a musician and played the accordion, guitar, and piano.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019 in St. Francis Chapel at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd. from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00- p.m. Services will be held on Monday, August 5, 2019 from Our Lady of Sorrows Church with a rosary at 9:00 a.m. and the Mass of Christian Burial to follow. The Interment will follow in Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery in Tecolote, NM.