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Michael Rodriguez

August 4, 1977 — January 3, 2024


     Michael "Mook" Rodriguez, age 46, a lifelong resident of Bannister, MI passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2024.

    A Celebration of Life will be held at the ZCBJ Hall in Bannister, MI from 2-5 P.M. on Saturday, January 20, 2024, with a meal being served.

     Michael was born in St. Johns, MI on August 4, 1977.  He was a graduate of Ovid-Elsie High School with the Class of 1996.

     Mook was an Assistant Manager at Domino's in Flint.  He was a talented artist and loved to tattoo and sketch. Mook was an excellent cook.  Spending time with his boys, friends and family was his greatest joy. He was an avid WWF fan. 

     He is survived by his son Brennan Rodriguez; son Austin Rodriguez; bonus son Zane Orweller; brother Louis Rodriguez; brother Tony and Michelle Rodriguez; brother Roland Larkins; sister Joanie Dixon; brother Rex Larkins; special friend Rebecca Willis.  Mook is also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.  Mook was preceded in death by his parents, Louie Rodriguez and RoseMarie Nelson; sisters: Patty Casteel and Rebecca Latunski; grandparents:  PC and Rose Rodriguez, Joseph and Katherine Plucinski. 

     Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family to help with funeral costs.  Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, Michigan.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 20, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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