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Information for Maria S. Rodriguez
7 January, 1902 - 3 April, 1995
Obituary from The Idaho Press-Tribune
April 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo and Bonnie Dilworth

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Maria Rodriguez

    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 Cemetery, Nampa.
    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.
    She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

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The gravesite for Pedro and Maria is located at #6.

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