Armando Jesus Izquierdo was called home by our Lord on September 15, 2021. Armando was survived by his wife, Shawna Izquierdo; his daughter, Rosita Izquierdo - Rosa; his grandchildren, Jacob Rosa, Lukas Rosa, and Avalina Rosa; his siblings, Rosita Torres - Smith, Rick Barragan, Adrian Izquierdo and was preceeded in death by Albert Izquierdo.
Armando was born in San Jose on September 3, 1954 to parents Jesus Izquierdo and Clara Torres.
Armando was an electrician for Gallo Winery and I.B.E.W. He received his contractor license in 2009 and started his own company SoapStone Electric.
He was proud to have served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Armando believed in the strength of family “We are strong together” was one of his favorite sayings. He loved spending time with his grandchildren Jacob, Lukas and Ava. They were the sunshine of his life.
Armando had a knack for tinkering in the garage. He enjoyed woodworking and created a Da Vinci catapult for his grandkids. He also enjoyed movies and reading books. He especially loved history.
Armando was deeply loved and will be missed.
The viewing and service will be held on October 7, 2021 at Franklin & Downs Funeral Homes 1050 McHenry Ave. Modesto. The viewing is 4:30pm to 7pm. The service will start at 5:30pm. The graveside service will be held on October 8, 2021 at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery 3200 Dakota Ave. Modesto. The service will start at 11am.
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