Rodriguez, Barbara Jean, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Saginaw Senior Care & Rehab Centre, age 71 years. Barbara was born in Wheeler, Michigan December 8, 1940 the daughter of the late Clayton and Buelah (Bott) Foster. She married Gilberto Rodriguez, Sr. April 18, 1959. He predeceased her August 28, 2005. Barbara loved spending time with her family; working crossword puzzles and doing jigsaw puzzles. Barbara is survived by seven children, Gilberto Rodriguez Jr., Alberto Rodriguez, Linda Rodriguez, Mickey (Jeniece) Rodriguez, Cynthia Rodriguez, Michelle (Tweety) Suggs and Angelo (Mira) Rodriguez; 23 grandchildren, Joshua, Garrett and Alex Rodriguez, Kristin (Ky) Wood, B.J. (Robyn) Driggers, Neena and Angela Champion, Corey (Amber) Wittig, Jason, Amanda and David Wittig, Emilio and Elijah Rodriguez, Cassandra, Alexandria, Chelsea and Adriahna Patterson, Cydnie, Jeremy, and Aaron Gillilan, Jessica and Angelo Suggs and Vernon Carter; 15 great-grandchildren, Xavier, Harmony, Austin, Isabelle, Daylin, Maikya, Jason, Alexis, Landon, Kyler, Mia, Colin, Kolton, Alexia and C’Jae; two brothers; two sisters; many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Barbara was predeceased by a daughter, Martha Wittig October 8, 2006. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 409 Adams St. Rev. Douglas Bassett will officiate. Friends may visit with the family at the chapel on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.