Obituary: John H. Guillen


John H. Guillen

June 10, 1951 to June 24, 2017

John was born on June 10, 1951 and was raised in Brawley. He married Mary Guillen on June 28, 1974 in the city of El Centro. He passed on June 24, 2017.

At the age of 17 he joined the service and went to Vietnam. When he returned he worked for his father’s farm labor company, Araujo and Guillen, for over 20 years. He and his wife resided in Brawley.

John is survived by his sons John, Paul and Michael Guillen; his mother, Antonia Guillen; sisters Gloria Espinoza and Margie Paul; grandsons John Ethan Guillen, Gavin Guillen, and Nathan Lancaster; and his step-son Raymond Lancaster.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Theresa Guillen; father, John Guillen; brother Robert Guillen; and his lovely wife, Mary Guillen.

Mass and rosary services will be held at Sacret Heart Church in Brawley, August 4, at 10:00 a.m.