Oak Forest residents will have a chance to pay respects to beloved community member and .
A public memorial for Rodriguez is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6850 W. 159th Street, in Tinley Park.
Rodriguez's husband, Martin, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated arson, after allegedly strangling her and setting fire to her body and their family home on Dec. 18, according to prosecutors.
For Erica Rodriguez's full obituary, visit the Champaign News-Gazette.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family asks that donations be made to the Rodriguez Family Fund, C/O CNB Bank, 5459 W. 159th St., Oak Forest, IL 60452.