Idalia “Iydie” Rodriguez Valdez, 55, passed away April 3, 2011.  She was a member of the Stonegate Baptist Church for more than 15 years, taught Sunday school, and loved to serve the Lord through her music. She worked for Hospitality House as a statistician for 37 years.         

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Antonio and Reyes Vasquez; and paternal grandparents, Benino and Tomasa Rodriguez.

She is survived by her husband, Jose D. Valdez of Alice, Texas; one daughter, Veronica Valdez of Alice, Texas; parents, Benino and Juanita Rodriguez of Alice, Texas; one brother, Benino V. (Beatrice) Rodriguez of Agua Dulce, Texas; one sister, Belinda R. (Jesus) Soto of Alice, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel and from 6 to 9 p.m. at Stonegate Baptist Church with a prayer service to be held at 7 p.m.  A funeral service will be conducted Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Stonegate Baptist Church.  Burial to follow at New Collins Cemetery. 

Funeral arrangements entrusted with Rosas Funeral Home.