Maria DeJesus Gutierrez Franco
Maria DeJesus Gutierrez Franco, age 83 of Saginaw passed away December 15, 2020 at Healthsource Saginaw. Daughter of the late Luis and Prisiliana (Franco) Gutierrez, Maria was born December 24, 1936 in Guadalajara, Mexico. She moved to Saginaw from Mexico in 2007.
She married Johnny V. Elizalde Jr. on January 10, 2016 in Saginaw and he preceded her in death on February 9, 2016. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. She had a strong faith in Jesus, loved plants, flowers and animals, and enjoyed traveling.
She is survived by 5 children, Teresita DeJesus Ornelas (Jose) Parra, Maria del Rocio Ornelas (Dennis) Yaroch, Hermilio (Maria Elena Perez) Ornelas Gutierrez, Jose A. (Carmen Salcedo) Ornelas Gutierrez, and Juan Carlos (Claudia Garcia Perez) Ornelas Gutierrez; step-children, Valerie (Phillip) Durance, Elizabeth (Victor) Montoya, Johnny Elizalde III, Philip (Jana) Elizalde, Gilbert (Theresa) Elizalde, Christopher (Jennifer) Elizalde, and Amy Garcia; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren with 2 more expected; 11 step-grandchildren; and many step-greatgrandchildren; 1 brother, Salavador (Alma Rosa Casillas) Gutierrez Franco; and 1 sister, Guadalupe Gutierrez Franco
Funeral Service will take 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 21, 2020 at St Francis of Assisi Parish, St. Anthony Church Site with Rev.Fr. Jose Maria Cabrera. Officiating.
Friends may visit with the family at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.
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