Rafael Zirate Gutierrez

July 27, 1968 - December 27, 2021

Rafael Zirate Gutierrez, 53, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 25 years, formerly of Lake Tahoe, CA, passed away Monday, December 27, 2021 in Cape Coral. He was born July 27, 1968 in Michoacan, Mexico to Rafael and Maria Zirate Villanuea, now deceased.

Rafael was of the Catholic faith. He was a very outgoing man with lots of personality, a loving heart and loved to cook. Rafael was a chef for many years He worked in many restaurants In California And Florida And Hosted Private Dinners, he was in the news paper for his top Chef skills, He also was a business owner of a restaurant. Rafael loved to go fishing, work out, spend time with his family and friends on his spare time.

He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Eva Gutierrez; children, Eva Adriana Fisher of Cape Coral, Jessica Fisher of Cape Coral, Rafael Zirate Gutierrez, Jr. Montclair, CA, James Allen Fisher of Cape Coral, Davi Allen Gutierrez of Bowie, TX, Rafael Zirate Gutierrez of Lake Tahoe, CA, Amanda Michelle Gutierrez of Lake Tahoe, CA, and Mia Esperanza Gutierrez of Cape Coral; ; His Siblings, as well as 10 grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. marta torres Mar 24, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Compare, will definitely miss you, I will always have fond memories of you, Eva n the kids coming over for Halloween. Good sweet memories.
    Rest in peace..

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