William Albert “Willie” Gutierrez, 66, of Alpena passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena, surrounded by his loving family.
William Albert Gutierrez was born the sixth of twelve children in Belleville on January 13, 1954 to Primitivo and Sarah (Laity) Gutierrez, III. On May 31, 1980 he married Kathleen Coleman. Willie worked as an environmental manager at Phelp Collins Air National Guard Base for 35 years. He enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, hunting, grilling, and spending time with family.
Surviving are his wife, Kathy; daughters, Megan Gutierrez, Anna (Travis) Forshee; 4 grandchildren, Bradley Boucher, Ethan Lafferty, Michael Carlone, Angelo Carlone; his father, Primitivo; 7 sisters and 4 brothers, Kathy Myers, Linda (David) Terwilliger, Gloria Radloff, Deborah “Debbie” McComas, Paul James “Jimmy” (Pam) Gutierrez, Elizabeth “Liz” Patterson, Primitivo “Chacho” (Claudia) Gutierrez, IV, Jeffrey Gutierrez, Deidre Gutierrez, Erin (Bob Blossom) Gutierrez, David Gutierrez; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gutierrez was preceded in death by his mother, Sarah Gutierrez.
Visitation will take place on Saturday at the Bannan Funeral Home from 12 noon until the time of the funeral service at 4 p.m.