OBITUARY

Roberto Gutierrez, Jr.

June 24, 1965May 17, 2019
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Roberto Gutierrez, Jr., age 53, of Pflugerville, Texas passed away peacefully on May 17, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Harlingen, Texas on June 24, 1965. He was proceeded in death by his father Roberto Gutierrez, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Cathy Gutierrez; their sons, Roberto Gutierrez III (Trey), Christopher Joseph Gutierrez and Gabriel Baldemar Gutierrez; his grandmother Elena Espinosa; his loving mother Lucia Espinosa Gutierrez; his sisters Rosie (Rick) Mendoza, Becky (Ramiro) Huerta, Elmis (Thanh) Hermosilla; his brother Roy (Monica) Gutierrez; and all of his nephews and nieces.

Robert graduated from Harlingen High School and received a degree in Finance from Southwest Texas State University. He worked in state government for the State of Texas Department of Insurance for 29 years and was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church. He had a passion for cheering on his beloved Texas Longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. His greatest joys were the times he spent loving, coaching and caring for his 3 sons, and making Sunday Morning coffee for his beautiful mom.

Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 p.m. at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville, Texas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church with burial services following.

Through his battle, Robert always remained positive and stayed focused on the many blessings that surrounded him. To show his appreciation to those he loved and those who loved him, in Robert’s words he said, “To those I know personally and to those I have not had the pleasure of meeting but praying one day I will, thank you thank you thank you for your thoughts and prayers. For those that know me as Boy, Gooch, Brother, Bobby, Primo, Cuz, Uncle, Mijo, and my all time favorite Dad, each name has a special meaning to me because it takes me back to special times."

  • FAMILY

  • Roberto was proceeded in death by his father Roberto Gutierrez, Sr.

    He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Cathy Gutierrez; their sons, Roberto Gutierrez III (Trey), Christopher Joseph Gutierrez and Gabriel Baldemar Gutierrez; his grandmother Elena Espinosa; his loving mother Lucia Espinosa Gutierrez; his sisters Rosie (Rick) Mendoza, Becky (Ramiro) Huerta, Elmis (Thanh) Hermosilla; his brother Roy (Monica) Gutierrez; and all of his nephews and nieces.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Antonio Mendoza
  • Daniel Mendoza
  • Daniel Fernandez
  • Brandon Jimenez
  • Steven Garcia
  • Ramiro Huerta
  • Vincent Fernandez
  • Marco Fernandez
  • AJ Garcia, Honorary
  • Mateo Hermosilla, Honorary
  • Lucas Garcia , Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, May 21, 2019
  • Rosary Service Tuesday, May 21, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Ruben and Norma Delgado

May 22, 2019

Gutierrez Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you today as you lay your husband, father, son, brother, and uncle to rest. May God’s arms be your comfort.
Ruben and Norma

Rogelio Gutierrez

May 22, 2019

Rogelio Gutierrez

May 22, 2019

Nora Shoemaker

May 21, 2019

Dearest Cathy,
It was a pleasure meeting you last fall. I'm so glad Robert and I ran into each other at the football game. It was so nice to catch up and chat. He was always a fun guy and a good friend to all. May the Lord welcome him into his arms and make him whole again.

All my best to you and your sweet boys.
Nora - Buda, TX

Nikkie Saldivar Hodgson

May 21, 2019

My deepest condolences to the family of Robert Gutierrez. I have fond memories of Robert while in high school and SWTSU...he always had a smile on his face. Honored to have known him. May peace be with all of you.🙏🏼

Micaela Tillett

May 21, 2019

Cathy you're an AMAZING woman with heart, courage, strength & unconditional love for family. Sending my condolences to the Gutierrez family. Roberto's legacy will forever live through your family's love, never forgotten... as his name "Roberto Gutierrez" said outloud will always bring love, light & a warm embrace of joy to all who knew him. I'm sorry for your loss familia de Gutierrez, RIP Roberto Gutierrez. From Patty's sister.

Ruben and Norma Delgado

May 21, 2019

To the Gutierrez Family, please accept our deepest and most sincere condolences. Praying for comfort and understanding. May he Rest In Peace.

Theresa Scott

May 21, 2019

Keeping the family in my prayers, Robert was a very special friend and coworker.

Theresa Hatch-Scott

Judy CARRUTH

May 20, 2019

Robert, you will be missed, but knowing you are in God's kingdom is comforting for those close to you. We shared many fun times during the many years we worked together. I thought of you and spoke of you often in the years since I retired from working with you, and Cathy I send my sincere condolences and prayers for you. Anyone that knew Robert knew how much he adored you. Gods blessings and comfort to you and all of your family.

Judy Carruth

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Biography

Roberto Gutierrez, Jr., age 53, of Pflugerville, Texas passed away peacefully on May 17, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Harlingen, Texas on June 24, 1965. He was proceeded in death by his father Roberto Gutierrez, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Cathy Gutierrez; their sons, Roberto Gutierrez III (Trey), Christopher Joseph Gutierrez and Gabriel Baldemar Gutierrez; his grandmother Elena Espinosa; his loving mother Lucia Espinosa Gutierrez; his sisters Rosie (Rick) Mendoza, Becky (Ramiro) Huerta, Elmis (Thanh) Hermosilla; his brother Roy (Monica) Gutierrez; and all of his nephews and nieces.

Robert graduated from Harlingen High School and received a degree in Finance from Southwest Texas State University. He worked in state government for the State of Texas Department of Insurance for 29 years and was a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church. He had a passion for cheering on his beloved Texas Longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. His greatest joys were the times he spent loving, coaching and caring for his 3 sons, and making Sunday Morning coffee for his beautiful mom.

Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 p.m. at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville, Texas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church with burial services following.

Through his battle, Robert always remained positive and stayed focused on the many blessings that surrounded him. To show his appreciation to those he loved and those who loved him, in Robert’s words he said, “To those I know personally and to those I have not had the pleasure of meeting but praying one day I will, thank you thank you thank you for your thoughts and prayers. For those that know me as Boy, Gooch, Brother, Bobby, Primo, Cuz, Uncle, Mijo, and my all time favorite Dad, each name has a special meaning to me because it takes me back to special times."