Balbina F. Rodriguez
Balbina F. Rodriguez
  • April 27, 1929 - September 18, 2017
  • Galeton, Colorado

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Balbina Flores Rodriguez, 88, of Galeton, passed away on Monday morning, September 18, 2017 at Fairacres Manor in Greeley. She was born on April 27, 1929 to Arcadio Flores and Balbina Garcia.

Balbina is preceded in death by her husband, Pedro Rodriguez, a daughter, Ofelia Rodriguez and brothers and sisters, Manuel Flores, Reynaldo Flores, Arcadio Flores, Encarnacion Flores, Alberto Flores, Carolina Ramirez and Ofelia Jimenez.

She is survived by a son from Greeley, Rev. Othoniel (Rosa Maria) Rodriguez; a daughter from Galeton, Silvia Machuca; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Balbina and her family came from Presidio, Texas to Greeley in 1971. She lived in the Weld County area until 1984 and made her home in Galeton. She was very active in her ministry. For six years, she had credentials as a minister with the Assembly of God. She also served for seven years as pastor and founder of Nueva Jerusalem Church in Ault and co-pastor of Iglesia Siloe of Greeley for eight years.

Balbina liked to evangelize, have vacation bible school for children and was a prayer warrior. She loved to pray for people for healing.

Her hobbies included sewing and crafts. She was also the author of a Christian book about her testimony about serving God. She was very active in her church. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends, and church members.

Visitation will be from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2017 followed by the Evening Service at 7:00 p.m. both at La Trinidad Assembly of God, 601 21st Avenue, Greeley. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 at La Trinidad Assembly of God. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens.