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Mr. Lupe Rodriguez

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“My condolences to Kevin and his siblings. So sorry to hear of your father's passing. I remember going with your family to pick summer fruit really...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jan D. - Grand Rapids, MI

“I rember Alfonso and Lupe when we I was 8 years old. I knew Dad loved them just like he loved us, they were always part of our family. Your loss is...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Grace R. Lopez - Idaho Falls, ID

“To the other half of the Rodriguez family, Lupe was a great man, and I'm so glad I got to conncect with him so many years ago. I'm going to miss our...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Irma Sanchez - Blackfoot, ID

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Rodriguez family. Lupe was a very special man and friend to our family. Our deepest condolences to you all. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Laura Van Bennekom Tanis - MI

“To my big brother; Rest in peace. Like so many sibling of migrant farm workers it was too easy to lose touch and wonder what happened over the years...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Daniel Rodriguez - Boise, ID

“My Uncle Lupe , I am sad that I don't have very many memories of my Uncle, but from what I do remember he was a very loving Father to all his...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Rosemary Rodriguez - Sparta, MI

“Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Becky Bunting - Grand Rapids, MI

“Rest in peace tio.Now u are a new angel up in heaven looking over your loved ones....Robin&Olivia Rodriguez ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Robin - Grand Rapids, MI

“In 1959 I graduated from Kent City hs, and moved to GR to find work. My sister Pat King and husband Larry king lived in this huge complex on front...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Dolores Laban - MI - friend

“My deepest condolences to your whole family ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: shanna risner - kentwood, MI

“My condolences to Kevin and his Family in this time of loss. You are in my thoughts during your time of grief. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Richard Thompson - Los Angeles, CA

“In our thoughts & prayers during this time. God Bless ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: wanda & kim - grand rapids, MI

“Rest in peace. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Michelle TenHopen-Thomas - MI


Mr. Lupe Rodriguez, aged 75 of Grand Rapids, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013. Mr. Rodriguez was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Rodriguez; father, Semon; mother, Angelita; son, Lupe Jr. and Kathy Taylor.

He is survived by his children, Kevin (Shawn Knight), Daniel, Antonio (Andrea Ketner), Lisa (Joseph) Snyder, Trisha Trasky, Tonya (Arturo) Orsario; grandchildren, Daniel Jr., Mara, Stephanie, Antonio Jr., Kristen, Shirley, Andrew, Erik, Spencer, Alicia, Katie, Samantha, Sarah, Elizabeth, Thomas, Yoselyn, Arthur, & Christopher; 14 great grandchildren. Also surviving are his brothers and sisters, Alfonso Rodriguez of Grand Rapids, Grace, Hector (Juana), Semon (Malena), Daniel (Lori), Irma (Rudy), Gabby, Ruben (Misty), Ranibo, Lorenzo (Monica), Felix, Jimmy (Bonnie) all of Idaho and many nieces and nephews.

Lupe will be remembered for his love for his children and grandchildren. Lupe loved to tinker and create new things he needed around the house. Through the years Lupe has made many friends through his job with Michigan Plating & Stamping and at Lake Forest Apartments.

His family will gather at the Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 1601 Post Dr. NE, Belmont on Monday, June 10 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. Private graveside services for his children and grandchildren will be held at Rosedale Memorial Park, O-50 Lake Michigan Dr., Grand Rapids. In Mr. Rodriguez's memory, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.
To share a photo or a memory and sign the family's online guest book please visit www.stegengafuneralchapel.com.