A Liturgy of the Word for Rafael Gutierrez Barrios, 58, of Dickinson, will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday April 4, 2023 at Stevenson Funeral Home with Father Ben Wanner celebrating.
A rosary will be held at 12:15 p.m. prior to the service Tuesday April 4, 2023.
Rafael passed away March 29, 2023 at his home in Dickinson.
Rafael Gutierrez Barrios was born April 10, 1964 to Jose Gutierrez Larios and Petra Barrios Ramos in Colima, Mexico. On February 13, 1986, Rafael married the love of his life, Maria De Lourdes. They decided to raise their family in California. Rafael did everything he could to be a great dad to his six children, who he loved dearly. He was always giving to others, even if he didn’t have much himself. Rafael worked in construction and was a helpful handyman, always bringing support to try and help anyone who needed it. Everyone who knew Rafael knew that he had such a bright sense of humor and great personality. He was so happy and extremely proud of his children. He has touched so many people with his happiness and kindness. His children will miss him dearly.
Rafael is survived by his wife, Maria De Lourdes; his children, Noemi Gutierrez, Gwindi Gutierrez, Rafael Jr. Gutierrez, Marco Gutierrez, Esteban Gutierrez, and Karina Gutierrez his siblings, Felipe Gutierrez Barrios, Maria Luisa Gutierrez Barrios, Juanita Gutierrez Barrios, Jose Luis Gutierrez Barrios, Carlos Gutierrez Barrios, Claudia Patricia Gutierrez Barrios, Berta Alicia Gutierrez Barrios; and 16 grandchildren with one on the way.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Petra; and siblings, Esteban Gutierrez, Marco Gutierrez, Gwindi Gutierrez, Noemi Gutierrez, Rafael Gutierrez, Karina Gutierrez and Ritchard Marmolejo-Gutierrez.