Francisco Rodriguez, 65, of Yakima died on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009, at Yakima Memorial Hospital.

He was born Oct. 4, 1944 in Raymondville, Texas to Gregorio and Esperanza Galaviz Rodriguez.

In 1968 he married Rose Mary DeLeon in Prosser.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Mary Rodriguez of Yakima; one daughter, Frances Rodriguez of Yakima; one son, Frank Rodriguez Jr. of Yakima; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lupe Rodriguez of Seattle, Margie Duckworth of Oregon and Hope Rocha of California; and four brothers, Greg Rodriguez of Toppenish, Jesse Rodriguez of the Tri-Cities, Alfred Rodriguez of Seattle and Joe Rodriguez of Sunnyside.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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