Eulalia “Lala” Rodriguez, 74 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Lubbock. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Arockiaraj Malapady, Deacon John Niño and Deacon Richard Martinez as celebrants. Burial will follow in Castro Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the care of Colonial Funeral Home of Dimmitt. Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the church.
Eulalia Rodriguez was born on March 12, 1945 in Durango, Mexico to Gabino Rodriguez and Josefa (Hernandez) Rodriguez. Eulalia married Ubaldo Rodriguez and they were married for 56 years while raising her family. Eulalia enjoyed gardening and watching her flowers bloom so beautiful, cooking for all of her family, playing candy crush, working on puzzles, drinking coffee while having a good conversation, travelling to Mexico and dancing. But most of all she will always be remembered for the love she had for her family.
Eulalia is survived by her husband, Ubaldo Rodriguez of Dimmitt, Texas; 13 children, Maria Guille Aguero and husband Ramon of Dimmitt, Martha Ontiveros of Phoenix, Arizona, Cristina Gauna and husband Joel of Beeville, Texas, Mari Villalba and husband Carlos of Dimmitt, Isidro Rodriguez and wife Dora of Dimmitt, Argelia Jimenez and husband Ricky of Dimmitt, Laura Grado and husband Valentin of Dim-mitt, Ubaldo Rodriguez Jr. and wife Erika of Dimmitt, Efrain Rodriguez and wife Lupe of Dallas, Texas, Noel Rodriguez and wife Ariana of Dimmitt, Anita Rodriguez and husband Miguel of Midland, Texas, Osiel Rodriguez of Dimmitt, and Rene Rodriguez of Dim-mitt; furry friend, Fluffy; special people, Abel Espinosa, Uriel Guillen and grandson, Oscar Rodriguez; 46 grandchildren, 70 great-great-grandchildren; nine siblings, Isidro Rodriguez of Olton, Texas, Modesto Rodriguez of Olton, Magdalena Rodriguez of Plainview, Texas, Juan Rodriguez of Plainview, Jaime Rodriguez of Hart, Texas, Maria Luisa Chairez of Dumas, Texas, Sabina Florez of Edmonson, Texas, Rumaldo Rodriguez of Springlake, Texas, and Margarito Rodriguez of Plainview.
Eulalia is preceded in death by her parents, Gabino and Josefa Rodriguez, two brothers, Guillermo Rodriguez and Antonio Rodriguez; one sister, Paula Alaniz; son-in-law, Antonio Ontiveros; and her mother and father-in-law.
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