Matthew Gutierrez


Matthew Paul Seth Gutierrez, 33, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his home in Independence, Missouri.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 8th at New Salem Funeral Home, Independence; burial in New Salem Cemetery, Independence.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.


Matthew was born September 11, 1983 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Steven L. and Resa K. Gutierrez. After graduating at Fort Osage High School, he went to Houston, Texas and attended UTU.  When he returned home, Matthew was hired as a Carman at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, and was there for twelve years.


Survivors include his parents; brother, Mark J.D. Gutierrez (Heather);  one nephew, 5-year-old Dexter J. Gutierrez; one niece, 1-year-old Salem Marie Rose; his girlfriend of 1 year and 8 months and their planned future, Tina Marie Quick; his grandmother, Ruby M. Leap; and many loved aunts, uncles and cousins.


Arrangements:  Royer’s New Salem Funeral Home, Independence MO   816-796-8600


Royer Funeral Home
101 SE 15th St
Oak Grove, MO 64075
Royers Grain Valley, Inc.
100 Royer Lane
Grain Valley, MO 64029
Phone: 816-847-4441
Royer-Hays Funeral Services, LLC
205 SW 17th Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-229-5551
Royer's New Salem, Inc.
1823 N Blue Mills Rd
Independence, MO 64058
Phone: 816-796-8600
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