Luis M. Santiago Jr., age 35 years, of Hicksville, passed away unexpectedly Friday night, October 4, 2013. He was born March 22, 1978, at Wauseon, the son of Luis and Victoria (Ramirez) Santiago Sr. He was a 1996 graduate of Wauseon High School. A resident of the Hicksville area for 4 years, he was a Logistics Manager at F.W.T. at Hicksville. He had been a wrestling and football coach at Hicksville and a baseball coach at Bryan. He enjoyed golfing, playing softball, and corn hole.
He is survived by his three children, Salina Santiago (age 12), Chase Santiago (age 9) and Zavier Santiago (age 2); his father and step-mother, Luis (Miriam) Santiago Sr. of Wauseon; his mother and step-father, Victoria (Ricardo) Estrada of Ney; one brother, Manuel Santiago; three half-sisters, Amy Ramos, Jackie Santiago, and Miranda Lopez; two step-brothers, Jeff Jarquin and Javier Estrada; two step-sisters, Monica Estrada and Ashley Estrada; maternal grandmother, Maria Ramirez; paternal grandparents, Ramon and Elida Santiago; and paternal great-grandfather, Christian Cortes.
Services will be held on Friday at 11 AM at the Templo Cristiano Assembly of God in Archbold with Pastors Moses Rodriguez and Rex Stump officiating. Interment will follow in the Archbold Cemetery. Friends may call at Short Funeral Home in Archbold from 3-8 PM on Thursday. www.ShortFuneralHome.com
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