Jose Ramon Gutierrez, 73, of Yakima died Monday at Cottage in the Meadow. Mr. Gutierrez was born in Salamanca, Mexico, and moved to the United States in 2001. He arrived in Yakima and worked in the orchards picking apples.
Survivors include his wife, Asencion Moreno de Gutierrez of Yakima; eight children, Ignacio Gutierrez, Ernesto Gutierrez, Herminia Gutierrez, Timoteo Gutierrez, Ramiro Gutierrez and Jesus Gutierrez, all of Yakima, Yolanda Gutierrez of Pasco and Reyna Gutierrez of Kennewick; 28 grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Viewing began Wednesday and will continue until noon today at the home of Ernesto Gutierrez, 1212 S. Sixth Ave., Yakima. Mass of Christian burial will follow at 1 p.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Yakima. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Yakima. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory of Yakima.