Manuel Maldonado, 69, of Ottumwa, died at 12:37 a.m. February 14, 2022 at his home.
He was born April 24, 1952 in Jacksonville, FL to Manuel and Isabelle de Jesus Maldonado. He married Coleen Conn and they later divorced.
A veteran of the US Marine Corp, Manny moved to Ottumwa in 2003 and worked for Dr. Pepper Snapple.
Manny loved football and playing poker. He was very creative, had an inventor’s mind and loved to visit, especially with family.
Surviving are his children, Toby (Holly) Maldonado, Cody (Chasity) Maldonado, Myra (Charles) VerPloeg and Justin Maldonado; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; his mother, Isabelle Maldonado; and several siblings.
He was preceded in death by his father and a great-grandson.
His body has been cremated and no services are planned.
Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.