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Ellen Marie Rodriguez

Obituary for Ellen Marie Rodriguez

November 6, 1944 - January 30, 2018
Horicon, Wisconsin | Age 73

Loving Mother, Sister and Friend


Ellen M. Rodriguez, 73, of Horicon, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital in Madison.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Parish with Father Mike Petrie presiding. A visitation will be held prior from 10 a.m. to the time of the service at 11 a.m. at the church. Inurnment will take place at Rock Island Cemetery in Illinois.

Ellen was born the daughter of Eugene D. and Eugenia (Reynolds) McCarter on November 6, 1944 in Pittsfield, Illinois. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Nursing School in Phoenix, AZ. On October 5, 1974 she was united in marriage with Richard M. Rodriguez in Milan, IL. Ellen was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Horicon, she was on the Building Committee, church council and a trustee. She enjoyed watching the Brewers, Badgers, and Packers.

Ellen is survived by her two sons; Benjamin Rodriguez of St. Paul, MN, and Nicholas Rodriguez of Milwaukee, her sisters and brothers; Jerome (Janice) McCarter of OH, Denise (Michael Johnson) McCarter, Kym (Jeff) Vandy Griff, Terrence (Mary) McCarter, Erin McCarter, and Cynthia (Thomas) Gette all of Illinois. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Richard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Parish in Horicon.

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