Char (Charlotte) M. Esquibel Rodriguez, 67, of Kearns, Utah passed away Saturday, August 7th, 2021. She was born on September 15th, 1953, in Monte Vista, Colorado to Wilford and Mary Esquibel. Later, she married Joel Rodriguez in Ogden, Utah on July 12th, 1969 and enjoyed over 52 years of marriage together. Char is survived by her loving husband, Joel Rodriguez; her children, Joel Rodriguez (Machelle) and Consuelo Ables (Dale); her grandchildren, Jacqueline Rodriguez (daughter of Consuelo), Ruby Rodriguez and Cordell Rodriguez (daughter and son of Joel); three sisters and two stepbrothers; a nephew, and many nieces. She is preceded in death by her parents and her loving nephew, SSG Larry Rougle and niece, Mandy Jensen.
Char was a beloved and active member of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Her calling as a Bereavement Minister fulfilled her in the warmth of providing families with support and compassion during their times of sorrow. Her involvement with the Church and her faith allowed her the ability to serve her community through many fundraisers, luncheons, dinners, and various ministries. She took great pride in her grandchildren and enjoyed many memories of fishing, hunting, creating arts and crafts, and watching movies together.
A viewing will be on Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Saint Francis Xavier, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. A recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church. A luncheon will be offered after Mass. Char will be laid to rest following the luncheon at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 4th Avenue and ’T’ Street, Salt Lake City, Utah.