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OBITUARY: Manuel "Manny" Morales

Manuel "Manny" Morales was born on July 22, 1975 in El Centro,California. Manny was 2 Years old when he moved to South Lake Tahoe, CA with mother Nicolasa Loiza-Lizarraga and father Manuel Morales. While growing up soccer became a passion, playing wherever there was a field or not. During his enrollment at South Tahoe High he began to excel at becoming an exceptional goal keeper. Right out of high school Manny worked as an apprentice electrician learning the ropes very quickly and was an enjoyable employee. At the age of 22 Manny took his passion a step further and began his coaching career that has awarded him with winning 2 state championships, the most successful In 2003 when their team had 23 wins, 1 tie and ranked 17th in the nation. Manny was an excellent father of 2, uncle of 24 and a brother of 7. He touched, motivated and blessed the lives of everyone who surrounded him. Manny fought a good fight proving that he defied the odds of battling through this for as long as he did. We love you Manny, your spirit and legacy will always remain with us all.

- Viewing 10/5 Friday 11a-1p McFarlane Mortuary, 887 Emerald Bay Road

- Cemetery Service 130p at Happy Homestead Cemetery, 1261 Johnson Blvd.

- Soccer tournament Fundraiser 10/6 Saturday 430p-11p College soccer field. If anyone wants to play on a team or put a soccer team together it will be $15 per person. Be at the College field by 4pm.

- Celebration of Life and Remembrance 10/7 Sunday 2p on the Middle School Soccer Field.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Oct 5, 2012 11:19AM Published Oct 5, 2012 11:16AM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.