LA JOYA – Manuel L. Rodriguez, 86, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at McAllen Medical Center in McAllen. He was born to Blas Rodriguez and Felicitas Lopez on December 1, 1928 in Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Elida Rodriguez; and their children, Ninfa Bazan, Rafaela Garza, and Manuel Rodriguez, Jr; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Irma Rodriguez and Oralia Rodriguez; and his grandson, Samuel Garza, Jr.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated today, March 30, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of Mission. Interment will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview