1966 ~ 2021
Marcelino Gutierrez Amaro was born on January 5, 1966, in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. He was a son, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, boxing fan, entrepreneur, mentor and great friend. He lived in Salt Lake City. In 1990 Marcelino married Maricela Sanchez in their hometown of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico, shortly after they moved to California. The following year they had their first-born, Joshua Gutierrez, and two years later Uriel Gutierrez. They relocated to Salt Lake in 1995, and in 1997, Israel Gutierrez was born.
As a teenager Marcelino started working in the fields of California. After moving to Utah, he pursued a technical career path. Marcelino had a passion for his business, his family and relationships. From mechanical to carpentry, he was a builder at heart. He was a great leader, partner and mentor to many people. Marcelino made a positive impact on all people he encountered in each phase of his life. He was always sure to carry a joke or two everywhere he went. His patience, persistence and will to achieve was admirable. At 55 Marcelino was dedicated, driven and determined to accomplish great things in his career. He loved what he did, and all his efforts were greatly admired by all.
Marcelino was always a very creative, patient, loving, and hardworking person. He enjoyed traveling and taking trips with the family. He also had a passion for planting. He had various plants, flowers and fruit trees in and around his homes. He always enjoyed taking the time to water his garden. He took great care of his family and friends. He loved collecting his experiences, peace of mind, jokes, life memories, achievements and failures. He led by example and taught by experience.
Marcelino is survived by his loving wife Maricela and their three boys, Joshua, Uriel and Israel. He is preceded in death by his father, Isaias Gutierrez and his mother, Maria Gutierrez.
A funeral Mass was celebrated September 2 at the Cathedral of the Madeline. Committal service followed at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Rest in peace.
Arrangements entrusted to Larkin Mortuary.