Carlota S. Saiz

Carlota S. Saiz, 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at Homestead Assisted Living Center in Rexburg, ID.

Carlota grew up in Texas and met and married Benjamin Saiz in Edinburg, TX, on Nov. 27, 1950. They had one son in Texas before moving to Aberdeen, ID. In Aberdeen they raised their family and she worked at Simplot in Aberdeen and then at Lamb Weston until her retirement.

She lived in Aberdeen for over 50 years until Ben’s passing. At that time, Carlota moved in with her son in Rexburg, ID. In 2011 she moved into The Homestead Assisted Living Center and enjoyed her time with the new friends she met there.

Carlota is survived by: her children, Benjamin (Linda), Rudy (Julie), Gloria (Kenny) Phillips, Rosie Johnson, Angel Adkins, Raul (Eunice), Lydia (Kevin) Heward, Carlos; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Castulo and Romona Salaz; sons, Rey (Lori), Rovelin “Rob”, Robbie; and grandson Jeremy.

She was a caring mother, raising 11 children and one grandchild. She will be missed greatly, but we know she is with the Lord and her beloved Benjamin.

The visitation was at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Presentation of The Lord Catholic Church Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Aberdeen, ID. The Mass of Resurrection was at 10:30 a.m. and the interment followed at the Aberdeen Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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