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Nicandra "Nica" (Reyes) Rodriguez

1937 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Nicandra "Nica" (Reyes) Rodriguez Obituary
Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, NICANDRA "NICA" REYES RODRIGUEZ, age 81, of Mesquite left her dwelling place on earth and entered eternal life to be with her heavenly Father on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. "Nica" as she was fondly known to family and friends was born March 25, 1937 in Fairacres to Rosa Ontiveros and Isabel Reyes. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church.
Those left of mourn her passing include her loving husband of fifty-nine years, Frank "Cúate" Rodriguez of the family home; three sons, Frank "Panchito" Rodriguez (Sandra) of Grand Prairie, TX; David "Happy Days" Rodriguez and Edward "Tenga" Rodriguez (Natalia) all of Mesquite; four brothers, Isabel Reyes Jr. (Maria), and Ramon Reyes (Emma) all of Las Cruces, Frankie Reyes (Maria de Jesus) of Grand Prairie, TX, and Albert Reyes (Mari) of Mesilla Park; a sister, Petra Barela of Las Cruces. Other survivors include ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Nica was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Joe, Refugio and Lupe Reyes.
Visitation for Mrs. Rodriguez will begin at 6 PM Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 125 W. Mesquite Street in Mesquite where the Prayer Vigil is scheduled for 7 PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM Friday, July 13, 2018 in the same church with the Reverend Ringo Perea, Celebrant. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in Missionary Ridge Cemetery in Mesquite where she will be laid to rest in the family plot.
Serving as casket bearers will be Valentin, Sebastian and Edward Rodriguez, Gilbert and Albert Jr., and Ramon Reyes, Jr. Honorary bearers will be Estevan Rodriguez, Mike "Sparky" Rivera, Daniel and Lupito Reyes.
Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces, 527-2222. Your exclusive providers for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care". For online condolences logon to
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on July 11, 2018
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