Francisca R. Rodriguez

April 25, 1911 - Jan. 1, 2007

Francisca R. Rodriguez, 95, of Waukesha, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born April 25, 1911, in Texas, to Raphael and Guadalupe (nee Gallardo) Rios.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for many years, had a firm foundation in her faith and was a good mother.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Jesus (Dalia) Rodriguez of Texas, Ester Vega of Waukesha, Guadalupe (Daniel) Ortiz of Waukesha, Irma (Julian) Ramos of Waukesha and Odillia "Mary" (James) Rohrer of Waukesha. She was the proud grandmother of Esmeralda Rodriguez, Sandra (Eric) Rocha, Belinda Rodriguez, Carlos Javier Rodriguez, Mario Antonio Rodriguez, Sergio Humberto Rodriguez, Edna Mendoza Rodriguez, Ariana Maria Rodriguez, Jesus Miguel Rodriguez, Niki Vega, Nicolett Vega, Nancy Vega, Nadia Vega, James Rodriguez, Bryon Rodriguez, Trisha Rodriguez, Jay Rodriguez, Andrew (Dana) Ortiz, Christopher Oritz, Daniel Ortiz, Melissa Ortiz, Michelle (Robie) Kau, Marcos (Kathy) Ramos, Miranda (June) Cotton, Corina Wage and Jessica Uglum. She is further survived by her sister, Tiadora Monreal of Waukesha; 56 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Enedina Rodriguez and Linda Rodriguez; and other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Miguel, on Jan. 28, 1990, and sons, Isabel, Jose and Johnny Rodriguez.

Visitation for Francisca will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. vigil service Thursday, Jan. 4, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue at the funeral home Friday, Jan. 5, with prayers beginning at 9:15 a.m. followed by a procession to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha, for a 10 a.m. funeral Mass. Graveside services will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Randle-Dable Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 547-4035 or visit www.randledable.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.