JOHNSON CITY - Carlos Wissar-Gutierrez, age 84, died July 25, 2020, at his home. He was born August 11, 1935, in Bachiniva, Chihuahua, MX, the son of Enrique and Carlota (Gutierrez) Wissar. Carlos grew up in Mexico. He married Belia Perez on December 20, 1956, in Gomez, Farias, Chihuahua. In 1989, the family settled in Johnson and he worked for Walker Farms until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Belia; children, Carlota Colmenero of Coolidge, KS, Rose Ortiz of Brighton, CO, Luz Vazquez of Tribune, KS, Guillermina Leyva of Johnson City, KS, Norma Maestas of Lakewood, CO, Velia Zamudio of Johnson City, KS, Carlos Wissar, Jr. of Ft. Morgan, CO, Laura Harmon of Johnson City, KS, Jorge Wissar of Johnson City, KS; brother, Enrique Wissar of Ulysses, KS; sister, Juana Wissar of Chihuahua; 24 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great-grandchild. Carlos is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, three sisters.
Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. on July 30, 2020, and funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on July 31, 2020, both at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses, KS. Funeral mass may also be viewed via Facebook Live on the Garnand Funeral Home Facebook Page. Interment will follow at the Stanton County Cemetery in Johnson City, KS. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on July 30, 2020, at Garnand Funeral Home in Johnson City. Memorial contributions may be given to Carlos Wissar-Gutierrez Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 715, Johnson City, KS 67855. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.
Posted online on July 29, 2020