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Armando Cardenas

March 5, 1966 — March 21, 2024

Armando Cardenas

Armando Cardenas Jimenez, 58, of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Thursday, March 21, at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND. Armando was born March 5, 1966, in Pierdas Negras Coahuila, MX, to Celia Jimenez Gonzalez and Guadalupe Cardenas Hurtado. Growing up, Armando loved baseball and excelled in the sport. He was known as “El Tingas” by many and was part of the Carpinteros 1986-87 championship team.  He married Martha De La Cruz on May 26, 1984. Together they lived in San Antonio. Texas, then moved to Carrizo Springs, Texas, before making Minnesota their home. 

Armando is survived by his children, Armando Cardenas, Jr., Luis Cardenas, Claudia (Salvador) Vargas, Edna (Adrian) Maldonado, Jennifer (Runi) Toma; 19 grandchildren; his siblings, Elva De Luna, Martha De Luna, Gloria Estela De Luna, Jose Angle De Luna; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Cardenas; his parents, Celia and Guadalupe; and siblings, Raul De Luna, Rosalinda De Luna, Sonia Margarita Cardenas and Guadalupe Cardenas.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 11, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, April 12, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Moorhead, MN.

Interment will be at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Moorhead, MN. 
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Thursday, April 11, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Wright Funeral Home and Cremation Service-Moorhead

605 2nd Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560

Prayer service at 7 p.m.

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Friday, April 12, 2024

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St. Joseph's Catholic Church

218 South 10th St, Moorhead, MN 56560

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