Maria S. Rodriguez, 93, of
Nampa, died Monday, April 3, 1995, at a Nampa care center.
Vigil services will be held at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 5,
at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa. A Funeral Mass
will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 6, at St. Paul's
Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Henry Carmona
officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary
Maria was born Jan. 7,
1902, at Charco, Texas, a daughter of Girro and Adelaida
Santos Salinas. She grew up and attended school at Runge,
Texas. She married Jose Rodriguez and they later were
divorced. She married Pedro Rodriguez April 21, 1929 at
Karnes City, Texas, where they made their home until moving to
Aberdeen, Idaho, in 1941. They lived there for two
years, then moved to Nampa in 1943 where she had since
resided. Pedro Rodriguez died Feb. 27, 1964.
She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.
Survivors include three sons, Joe Rodriguez of Phoenix, Ariz.,
Paul Rodriguez and Richard Rodriguez, both of Nampa; a
daughter, Sulema Rodriguez of Kennewick, Wash.; a step-son,
Tony Rodriguez of Nampa; a stepdaughter, Vessie Rodriguez of
Gonzales, Texas; twenty-five grandchildren; forty-seven
great-grandchildren; seventeen great-great-grandchil-dren, and
several nieces and nephews.
also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two