Richard Rodriguez, 73

Richardo C. “Richard” Rodriguez, age 73, of Bronson, Michigan passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Promedica Coldwater Regional Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born November 17, 1948 in LaSalle County, Texas son of the late Refugio and Maria (Charo) Rodriguez.
Mr. Rodriguez resided in Bronson for the past 40 years coming from Richton, Illinois.
In 1966 he married Patricia R. Caruso in St. Joseph, Michigan.
Richard retired from Burr Oak Tool & Gauge in Sturgis following 28 years of dedicated employment as a janitorial supervisor.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Assumption Catholic Church in Bronson and enjoyed playing the guitar, caring for his yard and loved time spent with his family.
He is survived by one daughter: Toni (Clair) Swope of Sturgis; 15 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; four brothers: Robert, Joe, Cruz and Junior; two sisters: Delores and Yolanda and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and children: Richard Rodriguez, James Clements, Arnold Clements, Mark A. Oliver, Patricia Ann Barkby and Cindy Miller.
In accordance with family wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd. in Sturgis where a memorial service celebrating the lives of Richardo, Patricia and Richard Rodriguez will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday. A graveside committal will follow the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Bronson.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the family c/o: Toni Swope, 703 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
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