Ofelia Rodriguez, 64, of San Saba, Texas, passed away on January 9, 2021. She was born in San Miguel De Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, to Pedro Arteaga and Dominga Guerrero on June 20, 1956. She married the love of her life, Jose Rodriguez, in February of 1976 in San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Ofelia has lived in San Saba, Texas, since 1998. She was a homemaker and dedicated her life to her family which she was very proud of. She cherished being a grandmother. Ofelia also enjoyed spending her time outdoors, gardening and birdwatching. Ofelia was a devoted Catholic and was very active at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Her faith was undeniable. She was selfless, caring, thoughtful, humorous, kindhearted, loving, supportive, devoted, friendly, gentle, and generous. Ofelia will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Ofelia is survived by her husband, Jose Rodriguez; nine children: Jose Rodriguez Jr., and wife Maricela of San Saba, Texas; Octavio Rodriguez and wife Veronica of San Saba, Texas; Pedro Rodriguez and wife as Asalia Vargas of Brownwood, Texas; Maria Guadalupe Cuevas and husband Adrian of San Saba, Texas; Rosaura Cuevas and husband Ivan of San Saba, Texas; Elia Patino and husband Manuel of San Saba, Texas; Alicia Hernandez and husband Vincente of San Saba, Texas; Ofelia Vasquez and husband Fermin of Austin, Texas; and Gisela Rodriguez and husband Paul of San Antonio, Texas; brothers: Daniel Arteaga, and Ezequiel Arteaga of Mexico; sisters: Rosario Arteaga and Gloria Arteaga; parents, Pedro Arteaga and Dominga Guerrero Arteaga; and 23 grandchildren.
The family of Ofelia Rodriguez will receive friends on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Rosary will follow on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 7 p.m. at the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. Service will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in San Saba with Father Javier Toscano officiating. Interment will follow at San Saba City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Pedro Rodriguez, Octavio Rodriguez, Jose Rodriguez Jr., Manuel Patio, Ivan Cuevas, Adrian Cuevas, Fermin Vasquez, and Paul Remigio.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Heritage funeral home of San Saba.
Please view Mrs. Rodriguez ’s online memorial at <www.heritagefuneraltx.com>.