Salvador Rodarte died on May 7, 2022 in Socorro, N.M., due to natural causes. Funeral services were held at Daniels Family Funeral Home followed by interment at San Miguel Cemetery. Salvador was born on Dec. 4, 1934. He was survived by his seven children and 10 grandchildren.
Salvador was born and raised by his parents in Jerez Zacatecas, Mexico. He grew up in a loving family with six siblings. While in Mexico he completed his military service, worked as a rancher, and construction laborer, and served in law enforcement. He was later contracted by the U.S. as a farm worker.
As a farmworker he traveled to many states in the U.S. and eventually settled down in Los Angeles, California. It was in California that Salvador started his family and worked as a warehouse laborer until his retirement. Salvador resided in California for 15 years then moved to Socorro, New Mexico with the family. Salvador was a resident of Socorro for 35 years where he enjoyed his retirement and family. Salvador’s hard work, determination and generosity will never be forgotten. He will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts.