Manuel Rodriguez, 71, of Sunnyside died on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at Sea-Tac.
He was born June 10, 1940 in Durango, Mexico to Manuel Rodriguez and Rosa Maria Almaraz.
He is survived by his wife, Rosa Maria Valdez; his mother, Inez Almaraz; five sons, Mauricio Rodriguez, Tomas Rodriguez, Valentin Rodriguez, Jose Rodriguez and Santiago Rodriguez; seven daughters, Adelina Rodriguez, Concepcion Rodriguez, Silvina Rodriguez, Rosa Isela Rodriguez, Silvia Rodriguez, Lucila Rodriguez and Juanita Rodriguez; and four brothers, Carlos Rodriguez, Ignacio Rodriguez, Francisco Rodriguez and Miguel Rodriguez; 43 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Manuel Rodriguez; and two grandchildren.
Viewing will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6 p.m. at Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside, with burial to be held in Mexico.
Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.