Amado Rodriguez Juarez, 71, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was a farmer in Mexico prior to moving to Indiana. He attended Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Warsaw.
He was born on Feb. 6, 1943, in Buenos Aires, Municipio de Apaseo el Alto, in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico to Valentin Rodriguez and Petronila (Juarez) Rodriguez. In 1963, he was married to Maria Altagracia Cervantes Vega, who survives in Warsaw.
He is survived by five sons: Joel (Yolanda) Rodriguez, Warsaw; Amado (Rebeca) Rodriguez, Warsaw; Efrain (Veronica) Rodriguez, Warsaw; Ramiro (Ofelia) Rodriguez, Warsaw; Arturo Rodriguez, Warsaw; two daughters: Estela (Jose) Mendoza, Warsaw; Yeni Rodriguez, Leesburg, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, and from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Rd., Warsaw. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 225 Gilliam Dr., Warsaw, Ind., and celebrated by Father Constantino Rocha.. Rosary services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14. Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.