Frank Rodriguez, Jr
Frank Rodriguez, Jr., age 59, of Grand Island, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019, at CHI Health St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 11, at the Bethel Temple Assembly of God Church in Gibbon. The Reverend Don Rodriguez officiated. Interment followed at Shelton Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Condolences may be shared online at www.osrfh.com. Services are entrusted to O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral and Cremation Services. Frank Rodriguez, Jr., was born March 27, 1960, in Grand Island to Frank and Barbara (Goodwin) Rodriguez. He was raised in Shelton and was a graduate of Shelton High School. Frank moved to Grand Island where he worked for Delicious Foods for 20 years. He later worked for Mid Plain, before opening Frank’s Boxing Gym in 2004. Frank loved training everyone from the serious boxer to the troubled youth. His efforts were felt throughout the community as he changed the lives of many for the better. Left to cherish his memory are his son, Frank Rodriguez, III, and his wife, Julia Diaz De Leon, of Grand Island; daughter, Annie Rodriguez and her husband, Victor Garcia, of Grand Island; seven grandchildren; parents, Frand and Barbara Rodriguez, of Shelton; stepsister, Brenda Rodriguez, of Kearney; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Frank was preceded in death by his grandparents.