August 11, 1953 - April 5, 2022
Our beloved mom, Maria Clara Rodriguez, went to be with the Lord on April 5, 2022 at the age of 68. She was born on August 11, 1953 in Leoncito, Villa Hidalgo, San Luis, Mexico to Miguel Villegas Zapata and Petra Aguillon Garcia. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Oscar Rodriguez, Jr.; her father and siblings Miguel Villegas, Felix Villegas and Luis Villegas. She is survived by her loving children Leonor Casarez (Roland), Naomi Carrizales (Miguel) and Oscar Rodriguez (Desiree); her mother; siblings Manuel Villegas, Nicolas Villegas, Roberto Villegas, Lucio Villegas, Maria V. Marquez, Elvira Ramirez and Maria De Los Angeles; grandchildren Sarah Sanchez, Rachel Sanchez, Sgt. Sanchez Naomi, Valeria Carrizales, Miguel Carrizales, Mike Leal, Jr. Nathaniel Leal and Ayden Rodriguez and numerous family members. Clara immigrated to the United States at the age of 15 in order to help her family in Mexico She worked in numerous restaurants and met her husband while working at La Palmita. They were married on April 24, 1975 and eventually became restaurant owners of La Cazadora Mexican Restaurant. Clara worked along with her husband for 42 years. Her amazing cooking, hard work and dedication to the restaurant, kept it open for so many years. Not only was Clara dedicated to her restaurant, but she was devoted to God and her family. She brought many family members to Christ and always taught her children and grandchildren the importance of being part of a church. She was known for lovingly telling it like it is. Mom, as she is known by her children and grandchildren, was the rock and foundation of her family. She will be greatly missed and will forever be in our hearts. Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. Proverbs 31:31 Visitation will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service to be celebrated at 6:00 p.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Interment will follow at San Jose Burial Park.
Our beloved mom, Maria Clara Rodriguez, went to be with the Lord on April 5, 2022 at the age of 68. She was born on August 11, 1953 in Leoncito, Villa Hidalgo, San Luis, Mexico to Miguel Villegas Zapata and Petra Aguillon Garcia. She is preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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