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Rosalinda Olivares

April 26, 1956 — January 11, 2019

Funeral services for Rosalinda Donoso Olivares, 62, of Temple, will be held 11 AM at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home of Temple, 500 W. Barton Ave., on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

A time of visitation and fellowship will be held 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home, Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Burial will take place at Hillcrest Cemetery immediately after the services.

Rosa passed from this life and joined her heavenly father on Friday, January 11, 2019.

She was born in Temple on April 26, 1956 to the late Raymond Donoso, and Anita Hernandez.

Rosa was born, raised and lived most of her life living in Temple. She was a faithful member of the Christian Tabernacle Church of Belton. Rosa was a well-known figure in the Temple and Troy communities for her time working for the school districts. She was a humble, kind and loving woman whom was respected by all those around her. In her spare time, she loved to go antiquing with friends and family whenever she could. Most of all, Rosa adored to spend time with her beloved family. Her children and grandchildren were her whole world. Rosa was a wonderful cook that always enjoyed putting a special meal on the table. Her favorite place to be was at her home with all of her family around the table sharing a meal together. She was the ultimate homemaker and mother whom gave her love and care tirelessly. She loved all as if they were family, if you walked through the door and sat her table you were treated as family. Rosa will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her father, Raymond Donoso; and her step-father, Nicholas Hernandez Jr.

Those left to honor and cherish her memory are her mother, Anita Hernandez; Sons, Adrian Donoso, Paul Olivares III, Joseph Olivares and wife, Audra; daughters, Melissa Wise and husband, Michael, Jennifer Donoso-Forman and husband, Sam; brothers, Anthony Donoso, Arthur Donoso and wife, Patsy, Nicholas Hernandez, Steven Hernandez; sisters, Sylvia Van Cleave and husband, Greg, Frances Lopez and husband, Joe, Jessica Salinas and husband, Freddie; as well as eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Harper-Talasek Funeral Home
500 W. Barton Avenue
Temple, TX  76501
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
5 - 7 pm


Harper-Talasek Funeral Home
500 W. Barton Avenue
Temple, TX  76501
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
11 am


Hillcrest Cemetery
1873 N. 1st Street
Temple, TX  76501
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