Manuel “Manny” N. Quiroz, Jr., 14, of Mason City passed away Friday, March 15, 2019 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 P.M., Friday, March 22, 2019 at Major Erickson Funeral Home with a time of sharing at 7 P.M.
A graveside service will be held 10 A.M., Saturday, March 23rd at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Peter Gardner officiating.
Manuel Nereo Quiroz, Jr., the son of Manuel, Sr. and Rochelle (Ketchum) Quiroz, was born January 19, 2005 in Mason City. He was baptized in Minneapolis, MN. Manny attended Mason City Schools where he currently was an eighth grader at John Adams Middle School. He enjoyed spending time in Fargo, ND with his father, Manny, Sr., visiting his grandma, Deb, on her farm near Klemme and playing video games with his friends. He loved and adored his mother, Rochelle. Manny had many hopes and dreams for his future and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Manny is survived by his mother, Rochelle Quiroz and her special friend, Martin Ross, of Mason City; his father, Manny Quiroz, Sr. and his wife, Debbie, of Fargo, ND; three siblings, Alex Reynolds, Kali Quiroz and Johnny Quiroz; two step-sisters, Vanessa Ayala and Lyla Gardner; maternal grandparents, Deb Paulson and her husband, Dan, of Klemme and Art Ketchum of Mason City; paternal grandparents, Julia Coronado and Alvaro Martinez of Fargo, ND; aunts and uncles, Nicole Ketchum, Marco Balderas, Sr., Marcos Martinez, Julian Martinez and Bianca Martinez; cousins, Marco Balderas, Jr., Aneesa Balderas, Adrian Balderas, Terrance Jones and Blake Perry; and his best friend, Kaiden Cox of Mason City.
He was preceded in death by his special great grandparents, George and Imogene Emmert; and a cousin, Colette Perry.