Rosalinda T. Rodriguez beloved wife, mother, sister and friend passed away on September 29, 2021 surrounded by her family. Rosalinda was born on July 10, 1950 to Jesus and Luz Tijerina at Robstown Texas.
Rosalinda grew up in Corpus Christi Texas and was the youngest daughter of 10 children. She attended Driscoll Junior and Miller High School and enjoyed being a cheerleader at Driscoll. She met the love of her life, Eliberto (Eddie) at the age of 12. They were married on August 5, 1967 and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on September 26, 1972.
Rosalinda’s calling in life was to be a loving wife and mother with her primary focus to have a family and home where the gospel of Jesus Christ was taught. One of her favorite scriptures was “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth” and she set that beautiful example for each one of us. Rosalinda loved spending time with her 18 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She enjoyed reading and studying, baking, all types of crafting and gardening. She loved to go on road trips with her husband, listening to music for hours while driving to visit family.
Rosalinda touched many people, she was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and loved serving those around her. She loved to prepare and teach Sunday lessons. She especially loved teaching and working with the youth. She was incredibly caring and generous, always putting the needs of others before her own. Her gentle presence will be missed by everyone who had the opportunity to interact and know her.
Rosalinda is survived by her husband Eddie of 54 years, her children Emily (David) Haskell; Naomi Rodriguez; Natalie (Dan) Burnett; Abraham Rodriguez and Benjamin (Erica) Rodriguez; 18 beloved grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 600 Marriott, Portland Texas. There will be a viewing held at the church from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be at Palms Memorial Gardens, Taft Texas.
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