Funeral services for Albert M. Rodriguez, 93, of Davenport will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 1, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 516 Fillmore Street, Davenport. Burial will follow in Davenport Memorial Park. The family will greet friends from 4:00 -7:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main St., downtown Davenport. There will be a prayer service at 4:00 p.m. to begin the visitation. Albert passed away Saturday, January 24, 2014, at his home.
Albert Monroe Rodriguez was born June 2, 1920, in Albia, Iowa, a son of Norberto and Margaret (Adams) Rodriguez. He was united in marriage to Lucille Garcia on December 14, 1940 in Davenport. Lucille preceded him in death on July 23, 1990.
Mr. Rodriguez served in the Army, in Europe, during World War II, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. He worked as a molder in the Riverside Foundry (Sivyer Steel) and retired after 32 years. Albert enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, spending time outdoors, traveling to Texas and Mexico, and making wine. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the LULAC Club.
Memorials in Albert’s name may be made to the LULAC Scholarship Fund.
Albert is survived by his daughter, Linda (Mike) Cluff; grandchildren, Robert (Laura) Rodriguez, Ronald (Claudia) Rodriguez, Sally Rodriguez, Michael Cluff, Jr., Russell (Tresa) Rodriguez, Stephen (Tina) Cluff, Carrie (Jeremy) Quinn, and Daniel Cluff; great-grandchildren, Alex, Ryan, Max, Sam, and Maddilea Cluff; Gracie and Carter Quinn, Ariceli and Abigail Rodriguez and one on the way; brothers Richard (Cecelia) Rodriguez, Davenport and Ernest (Juanita) Rodriguez, Davenport; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Lucille; son, Allen; brothers, Herman, Tom, and John and sisters, Joyce, Pat, and Nestora. May they rest in peace.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Albert’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com .