Jose Gutierrez, age 80, of Elgin, passed away August 30, 2020. Jose was born June 18, 1940 in Mexico to his parents, Pedro Miguel Gutierrez Mijares and Alejandra Nevarez Carrasco.

Jose was married to Audelia Gutierrez until her passing in November 2014.

Loved ones will remember Jose’s sense of humor and smile.  He was an entertainer, who enjoyed singing at family gatherings.  As a child, he played guitar and performed in a family band with his father and siblings.

Jose was preceded in death by his loving wife, Audelia.

Jose is survived by his five sons, three daughters, three brothers, two sisters, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be 5:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120.

Funeral service will be 11:00a.m. Friday, September 4, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 270 Division St, Elgin, IL 60120, Monsignor Arquimedes Vallejo officiating. Interment to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park, 30W730 US-20, Elgin, IL 60120.

Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time. Face masks are required to enter the facility.

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Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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