Mary E. Sanchez, 1937-2007

Mary Elena Sanchez, 69, of Cottonwood, died at home on Tuesday, May 22, 2007. Mary was born June 27, 1937, to Luis and Consuelo (Robles) Quesada in Jerome, where she grew up and graduated from the local high school. She went on to college and obtained her education as a counselor.

For 45 years she was married to the late Engel P. Rodrigquez.

She leaves behind their four sons, Steven Rodriquez of Kingman, Lawrence Rodriquez (Tanya) of Tucson, Jarold Rodriguez (Elsie) of Cottonwood, and Angel R. Rodriguez (Sofia) of Cottonwood; four daughters, Patricia J. Rodriguez of Cottonwood, Debra Abari of Cottonwood, Victoria Rodriguez of Clarkdale, and Catherine Dominguez of Cottonwood; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

A Visitation will be Friday, May 25, at 11:30 a.m. at Westcott Funeral Home. A Graveside Service will follow at 1 p.m. at the Valley View Cemetery in Clarkdale.

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