She was born Dec. 13, 1912, in Beeville to Eleuterio Sr. and Gertrudis (Garcia) Almaguer. She was a homemaker and a member of the Altar Society of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church for many years prior to moving to Corpus Christi.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben R. Rodriguez; her parents, Eleuterio and Gertrudis Almaguer; four sisters, Fermana Ramon, Nasaria Herrera, Pilar Flores and Petra Almaguer; and a brother, Eleuterio Almaguer Jr.
Survivors include a son, David Rodriguez of Corpus Christi; three grandchildren, Matthieu Rodriguez of Pensacola, Fla., Amanda Lucia Rodriguez of Kingsville and Jacqueline Lydiann Rodriguez of Corpus Christi; a sister, Prades “Patsy” Young of Beeville; and a brother, Timoteo Almaguer of Huntsville.
Visitation was held Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there at 7:30 that evening.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 o’clock this morning (Wednesday) at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Beeville Memorial Park.