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Daniel Rodriguez

Oct. 23, 2000 - Dec. 15, 2019

PFC Daniel Rodriguez, 19, passed away on Dec. 15, 2019, in Texhoma, Texas. On his way home for the holidays. Rodriguez was born on Oct. 23, 2000, in Bakersfield to Ivonne and Dagoberto Rodriguez.

Rodriguez grew up in Shafter. He graduated from Shafter High School in 2018. After high school, Rodriguez joined the U.S. Army. He went to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., for basic training and completed training on Sept. 6, 2018. He was awarded the Army Achievement Medal.

Rodriguez attended 91H AIT in Fort Lee, Va. He graduated from AIT on Nov. 22, 2018. Rodriguez was stationed in Fort Riley, Kan. Rodriguez had a unit rotation of 9 months in 2019 to Poland and Germany. While in Germany, Rodriguez earned his spurs for completing a spur ride.

Rodriguez is survived by his family; Ivonne Rodriguez, Dagoberto Rodriguez, Yvonne (Robert) Leon, Dagoberto Rodriguez Jr (Erika Guevara), Yvette Rodriguez, Irene (David) Villa and his eleven nephews and nieces.

A viewing service will be held at Basham & Lara Funeral Care, 343 State Ave,, Shafter, on Thursday, Jan. 2, from 5 to 9 p.m.. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, at 10:30 a.m. followed by his burial at Shafter Cemetery, 18662 Santa Fe Way.


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