Lexington Resident: Estella Rodriguez (1943-2017)
Estella Mary Rodriguez, 73, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Saturday, February 11th, 2017, at Mt. Carmel Keens Memorial in Kearney, Nebraska.
She was born October 17th, 1943, in Mercedes, Texas to Pedro and Clothilde (Alvarado) Martinez. She was united in marriage to Anastacio Rodriguez in Lexington. He preceded her in death.
Estella was a hard worker growing up. She picked cotton, pecans, and worked in the potato factories as a younger woman. She then was a homemaker. The family moved to the Lexington/Gothenburg/Cozad area in 1988.
She enjoyed keeping a nice home, cooking, music, and being with the family.
Estella is survived by her children; Anastacio Rodriguez, Jr., Adam Rodriguez, and Nick Rodriquez all of Lexington, Barbara (Richard) Martinez of San Antonio, Texas, Rosalinda Perez of Lexington, Lynnrene (William) Pablo of Omaha, Nebraska, and Angelita (Angel) Figueroa of Holdrege, Nebraska; three brothers, David, Pedro, and Daniel Martinez all of Weslaco, Texas; four sisters, Eva Martinez of Weslaco, Texas, Mary Tyler of Ohio, Esmeralda Martinez of Michigan, and Esther Martinez of Houston, Texas; twenty six grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Estella was preceded in death by her parents; husband, daughter, Beatrice, and two brothers, Eloy and Ernesto.
Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, February 16th, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lexington with Reverend Jose Chavez officiating.
Burial was in the Willow Island Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation was held Wednesday, February 15th. Rosary followed at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington assisted the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.