Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo’s father Carl Izzo dies at 90

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo (center) is pictured with his parents Dorothy and Carl after beating the Louisville Cardinals to win the Midwest Region in 2009. A Michigan funeral home confirmed Monday that Carl Izzo died at the age of 90.

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APPLETON, Wis.

Carl Izzo, father of Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo, has died. He was 90.

Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Homes of Iron Mountain, Michigan, confirmed Izzo died on Monday, adding that funeral arrangements are pending.

Carl Izzo worked at Tony Izzo & Sons, a business that repaired shoes, according to a 2008 story in The Grand Rapid Press. The business also installed carpets and awnings, according to the newspaper. Tony Izzo & Sons employed the future basketball coach from sixth grade through his sophomore year at Northern Michigan University.