Rosa was born on September 24, 1957 to the late Jose and Elena (Alarcon) Rosales in Laredo, TX. She graduated from Nixon High School. On November 29, 1980 she married Daniel Garza in Laredo, Texas. Rosa worked for Albertsons in the health and beauty department. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Maria Elena Rosales.Rosa is survived by her loving husband, Daniel Garza, two sons, Daniel Garza, Jr., and Cory Mark Garza all of Lubbock, a brother, Jose Luis Rosales, III; four sisters, Veronica Vasquez, Leticia Ramirez, Nora Alicia Lerma and Sonia Maldonado; and numerous nieces and nephews.