Desiree T. Rodriguez, 40, of Topeka, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, August 10, 2019. She was born February 3, 1979 in Topeka, the daughter of Marvin L. Quarles and Judith Rodriguez.
Desiree was employed as an In-Home Care Aide. She was a member of the To Increase Your Faith Church of Christ.
Survivors include her father, Marvin L. Quarles, step-father, Oscar Conley, adopted mother, Lesley Lewis, her children, Dominique McMillon, Stephen Rodriguez, Kahliyah “Rae Ellen” Henderson, Titus Rodriguez-Anderson, Dezron Rodriguez-Anderson, Zion Womack, one grandson, Amarion, her siblings, Rae Conley, Natalie Quarles Patton, Leondray Sanders, Tamara Brown, Telissa Brown, Ebony Porter and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family and friends.
Desiree was preceded in death by her mother, Judith Rodriguez and her aunt, JoEllen Mines.
Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. Cremation will follow the service and private inurnment will take place in Topeka Cemetery. Desiree will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 at the funeral home.
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