Maria Beatrice Rodriguez

  • Born: June 28, 1949
  • Died: March 29, 2015
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

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Maria Rodriguez, age 65 of Sterling, died Sunday, March 29, 2015 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Maria was born on June 28, 1949 in Texas; the daughter of Eliborio and Herlinda (Gonzalez) Sandoval.

Survivors include two sons, Galindo Rodriguez of Mission, Texas and Marco Rodriguez of Sterling; three grandchildren, Carlos Rodriguez, Mercedes Rodriguez and Janessa Rodriguez; five sisters, Santos (Modesto) Gomez of Mission, Texas, Belinda (Rodolfo) Alba of Sterling, Olga Delafuente of Dallas, Texas, Elda (Ramon) Guerrero of Mission, Texas and Mary Christine (Faustino) Villanueva of El Paso, Texas; six brothers, Richard (Sylvia) Sandoval of Sterling, Ramirio (Mary- deceased) Sandoval of Rock Falls, Orlando Sandoval of Sterling, Robert (Candie) Sandoval of Killeen, Texas, Raymundo (Sandy) Sandoval of Killeen, Texas and Javier (Donna) Sandoval of Sterling; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling (505 1st Avenue). Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established in her memory