Eileen Marie (Vogel) Rodriguez, 64 of Winona and formerly of Middletown, CT, died Monday, November 2, 2020 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.
Eileen was born November 28, 1955 in Milwaukee to Henry and Joan (Jacobson) Vogel. She graduated from East Hampton High School in East Hampton, CT. Eileen worked for many years as a Direct Support Professional, most recently for the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services. Following her recent retirement, she moved to Winona to help her parents during their golden years. She was currently working at the Antique Center of La Crosse.
Eileen was very crafty, artistic, and enjoyed making jewelry. She was a Christian and was enjoying learning more about her faith in recent years. Her family meant everything to her, especially her grandchildren who called her "Mema."
She is survived by her parents, Henry and Joan Vogel of Winona; three children, Michael (Christine) Mandigo, Alicia Vereen and Eric Hoggard; five grandchildren, Brittany, Jacob, Danny, Jasiah and Savannah; brothers and sisters, Joseph (Julie) Vogel, Michael (Shelly) Vogel, Paulette Hesch, Patty (Rich) Harris, Henry Vogel, George (Deb) Vogel, Cheryl (Rick) Barker and Nancy (Dean) Olausen; and many nieces and nephews.
Eileen was preceded in death by her son, Troy Mandigo and a brother-in-law, Bernie Hesch.
Private family services are being planned. Cards may be mailed to: Hoff Celebration of Life Center, c/o Eileen Rodriguez Family, 3480 Service Drive, Goodview, MN 55987. Please share a memory of Eileen and sign her online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com
. Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview is assisting the family with arrangements.