(February 8, 1957 – December 3, 2016)
Linda Rodriguez, 59 years old, was born February 8, 1957. She was a beloved child of God who was taken to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Linda was born in Ballinger, Texas, to Gilbert Armendariz, Sr. and Nellie Rodriguez-Armendariz. She moved to San Angelo in 1968. Linda graduated from Central High School in San Angelo in 1974.
Linda is survived by her mother, Nellie Balderas and step-father, Marcos Balderas and her four siblings: Gilbert Armendariz, Jr., John M. Armendariz, Rebecca A. Martinez, and Robert W. Armendariz.
Linda is survived by her husband of 42 years, Elias Rodriguez; her two daughters, Jessica Lynn Pruitt and Nellie Darlene Junek; her five grandchildren, Forrest T. Johnson, James R. Junek, Jr., Gabriel A. Junek, Hunter E. Bryan, and Emily Pruitt; and 2 great-grandchildren, Jedidiah and Isabella. She is also survived by a host of relatives and devoted friends.
Visitation will begin Thursday, December 8, 2016, from 3:00 to 9:00 P.M. at Gutierrez Funeral Chapels/North. The family will receive friends an family from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 that evening at the funeral home chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Friday, December 9, at 10:00 A.M. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in San Angelo. Interment will follow at the Latin American Cemetery in Ballinger, Texas. A meal will be provided by Sacred Heart cathedral following the burial at the St. Frances Hall in San Angelo.
A Memorial Mass will be held for Linda on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at St. John’s Evangelical Church in San Marcos, Texas, where she lived for the last 15 years of her life.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Gutierrez Funeral Chapels/North, 1002 N. Oakes St., San Angelo, Texas, 76903, (325) 658-5995.