Rosa Rodriguez, 83, of El Ranchito, TX, formerly of Adrian, MI, went to be with The Lord on September 1, 2021 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. Rosa was born on January 15, 1938 in El Ranchito, TX to Eustolia Garza and Anastacio Hernandez. Rosa was married to Abel Rodriguez May 9, 1959, she was a loving wife to her devoted husband of 62 years. A loving mother to 7 children Adan, Minerva✝️, Abel Jr., Concepcion (Billy) Johnson, Jose, Maria (Eleazar) Muniz, and Alejandro. Rosa was a stay at home mother for many years, during the summers she worked as a daycare worker for Telamon Migrant Headstart in Adrian, MI. Rosa and Husband Abel shared a beautiful life together in Michigan where they raised their children and grandchildren before retiring to Texas in 1998. Rosa enjoyed participating in school field trips with her children and grandchildren and cooking for her family, friends and neighbors in both Michigan and Texas. Rosa enjoyed playing bingo and loteria with her family and friends, she also enjoyed participating in prayer groups and making tamales with her family in Michigan and Texas. Rosa’s home was always filled with laughter and food that she happily shared with visitors. Rosa was loving and outspoken woman who was active in the lives of her 7 children and 18 grandchildren Joshua Avila, Adan Jr., Emilio and Xavier (Adan) Rosita, Maria and Daniel (Minerva) Davinna, Brianna, Cain, Roman, and Envy (Maria) Emilio E., Jose, Jessie and Ruben (Jose), Savannah✝️, (Concepcion), Jozlynn (Alejandro). Rosa and her husband Abel were also blessed with several great grandchildren. Rosa was preceded in death by her parents Eustolia Garza and Anastacio Hernandez 7 siblings Guadalupe Bejaran, Luisa Torres, Ruben, Anastacio Jr., Pedro, Carlos, Juan, daughter Minerva and granddaughter Savannah Johnson. Rosa is survived by her loving husband Abel Rodriguez and 6 of their children, 18 grandchildren and great grandchildren and brothers Ramon, Anacleto and Nieves Hernandez who will miss her laughter, quick wit, advice, prayers, and love dearly. Rosa kept in touch with her extended family and friends through Facebook which she enjoyed, Rosa will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends who will love and cherish the memories she shared. The Funeral Mass was held Thursday September 9, 2021 at St. Ignacio Church in El Ranchito. Burial followed at Torres Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home, San Benito, TX. You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of at Rosa Rodriguez at: www.PurseFuneralHome.com
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