Rosa Margarita Vernal Villalobos, 75, a native of Iquique, Chile, and a resident of Amelia for more than 41 years, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Morgan City Health Care Center.
Rosa is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Rolando S. Villalobos; one son, Rolando A. Villalobos and his wife, Edith Villalobos; two granddaughters, Erin Villalobos and Rian Villalobos; two brothers, Carlos Edwardo and Jorge Geraldo; and two sisters, Graciela Vernal and Mery Claudia.
She was preceded in death by her father, Timateo V. Garate; her mother, Maria A. Quevedo; and seven brothers and sisters.
Rosa was a hard worker having worked loyally at Burger King for 21 dedicated years. An avid Saints fan, she was known for watching wrestling and soaps. Rosa was an amazing wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
The family requests that visitation be observed Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, from 11 a.m. until time of dismissal at noon at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Amelia. Graveside services will follow in the St. Andrew Church Cemetery in Amelia.