Berta Lidia Rodriguez-Sanchez

April 28, 1949 - April 3, 2021
Berta Sanchez

Berta Lidia Rodriguez-Sanchez, age 71, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas. She was born April 28, 1949, in Morazan, El Salvador, the daughter of Elijio Rodriguez and Antonia Sanchez. Berta immigrated to the United States in 1983. She lived in Georgia and worked in the area’s poultry processing facilities. In 2010, she moved to Ft. Scott, Kansas to be near her family who own and operate La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant. Berta was a woman of faith and a devout Catholic. She enjoyed playing cards and dominos. She also enjoyed watching the news and keeping up with world events as well as watching soccer games.

Survivors include her daughter, Mirna Santana and husband, Jose and her son Melvin Castillo, and two grandsons, Roger and Allen Rodriguez, all of Ft. Scott. Also surviving are three brothers and five sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Ramon Rodriguez.

Funeral services and burial will take place at a later date in Gainesville, Georgia. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at