Funeral Mass will take place Monday, November 12, at 4:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will take place Friday, November 9, at 7:00 p.m. until Saturday, November 10, at 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. There will be a prayer vigil service at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday at St. Mary's Church. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.
Jorge Andres Sanchez Rodriguez was born October 10, 1994 in Bakersfield, Calif. the son of Jorge and Maria (Rodriguez) Sanchez.
Jorge and his family moved to Storm Lake in 1995.
In February 1996, Jorge was baptized at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake where he was later confirmed in October of 2011.
Jorge attended Storm Lake High School where he was currently a senior. He also worked for Dairy Queen in Storm Lake. Jorge was a quiet and respectful young man. He was a good student and school was very important to him. His passion was soccer and he enjoyed playing mid-fielder for the Storm Lake Tornadoes on both the indoor and outdoor leagues. Jorge also enjoyed playing football. He was a member of DECA. Jorge loved spending time with his family and he was a great older brother. Jorge will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Those left to cherish his memory include his parents, Jorge and Maria Sanchez of Storm Lake; sisters, Amber and Emily Sanchez of Storm Lake; grandparents: Maria Rosario Rodriguez of Storm Lake; Jorge Sanchez of Mexico; Baptismal and Confirmation Godparents, Ramon and Rosa Rodriguez of Storm Lake; 1st Communion Godparents, Ricardo and Sylvia Sanchez; aunts and uncles: Carlos, Ruben, Ramon, Jesus, Angel, Jose, and Patricia Rodriguez; Ricardo, Laura, Maria de la Luz, Leticia, Guillermo, and Norma Sanchez; 38 cousins; girlfriend, Madison Peck of Storm Lake; and many extended family and friends.
Jorge was preceded in death by his grandpa, Jesus Rodriguez; and his grandma, Carmen Alonso.