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Isidro Izzy Rodriguez

May 15, 1920 — May 25, 2003

Isidro “Izzy” Rodriguez, 83, died suddenly at his residence on Sunday, May 25, 2003, at 10 a.m., of natural causes. A former resident of Garden Court West, Plymouth, Izzy had resided at 9607 N. 700 East, New Carlisle, Ind., for the past year. Prior to coming to Plymouth in 1960 he and his family resided at Chicago Heights, Ill.

Izzy was born on May 15, 1920 in Los Pamoranas N.L., Mexico. He was the son of Laurence and Maria Eliseria Rodriguez.

He became a United States citizen on June 10, 1923 in Hidalgo, Texas.

He was married in 1954 at Roscoe, Georgia to his former spouse Mary F. Crowell, who survives.

Izzy drove truck for 20 years for the Ford Motor Co. out of Chicago. He then worked in production for 16 years at McCord Corp., Plymouth until his retirement.

He enjoyed fishing local lakes, flower gardening especially roses, playing solitaire and following Notre Dame Football.

A Roman Catholic, he was a member of St. Michael’s Church, Plymouth.

Izzy is survived by two sons, a step-son and two step-daughters.

His sons are Larry I. and Carol Rodriguez, South Bend, and Rich and Brenda Rodriguez, New Carlisle, Ind. His step-son is William E. and Nina Russell, Niagara Falls, N.Y., and step-daughters are: Mary J. Contreras, Conn., and Wanda J. Farrar, Tullahoma, Tenn.

Twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive together with numerous nieces and nephews. A half-brother, Nabor Saldana of Pharr, Texas, survives as well.

Izzy is preceded in death by his parents and Fidel Saldana, a half-brother.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 28, 2003, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 29, 2003, in the funeral home. The Revs. Tim Stewart and Andy Kaser of the North Liberty Church of Christ will officiate.

Burial will be in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
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