Amado Gutierrez Obituary, Death – Amado Resendiz Gutierrez, born in Mexico on January 3, 1973, is 49. He died of colorectal cancer on November 10, 2022, in Allegan.
David, Armando, and Fernando’s brother Amado (Sofia, Mona, Pilar, Amada, Rocio, Angeles, Claudia, and Karla) (Sofia, Mona, Pilar, Amada, Rocio, Angeles, Claudia, and Karla). First job: filling donuts with jelly, which gave him a lifelong aversion. Graduating, Amado checked credit. He realized he didn’t like the job. The three brothers moved to Mexico in 1993. There were his wife and carpentry.
Amado recognized Leslie Richlich’s talent in 1994. Amado and Leslie married after two years of travel and letters. They knew this journey would take them to Leslie’s hometown despite his lack of English and strong ties to his Mexican family. 1996 brought Allie and Amado. Amado and Leslie married April 5, 1996, in Richlich’s home. Emma joined the family in August 1999. Amado crafted and cared for his family for 20 years. Amado had 7 bypasses in January 2017. Amado improved. Amado owned a woodshop by 2020. Amado’s last joy was Owen. He sought cancer treatment in 2021 for his family.
Amado toured Southwest Michigan homes impromptu. He never missed a school event or softball game with his daughters. His family was important to him. He will be remembered for his work and family pride, silly jokes, realistic optimism, and perseverance. We’ll always remember your Amaste.
(Your love will always be remembered.)
Leslie Richlich Resendiz, his 27-year-old wife; daughters Allie (Jason) McDaniel and Emma Resendiz; grandson Owen McDaniel; brothers David (Carmen), Armando (Martha), and Fernando; seven sisters Mona, Pilar, Amada (Tano), Rocio, Angeles, Claudia, and Karla; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation; no funeral. To honor his patriotism, his family will scatter his ashes in June. They plan to host a Celebration of Life in Michigan in 2023. Then, details.
Amado wanted to tell everyone he knew goodbye. Your body’s needs are unique. Listen to your body. Get screenings and tests ASAP. Laziness, fear, or embarrassment aren’t excuses. Important tests and procedures.
Amado was diagnosed with cancer at 48 and fought it for 10 years. When diagnosed, he had symptoms and cancer spread. Test or diagnose immediately. Cancer prejudices.
1 in 23 men and 1 in 25 women get colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the second-deadliest in the US. Colonoscopies should begin at age 45 through your primary care provider or gastroenterologist. \sInstead of flowers, the family requests donations to comforting organizations.
Lesley Richlich.\sResendiz Wings of Hope 269-686-8659 Hospice Allegan’sHospice 530 Linn Street Allegan, MI 49010 Kalamazoo’s Bronson Health Foundation. Bronson Health Foundation, 301 John Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Heart and Vascular Fund