Maria Magdalena Saldana, 73, of Racine, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Villa at Lincoln Park. Maria was born on November 1, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of Guillermo and Felicitas (nee: Moreno) Cortez. She was married to the late Ricardo Saldana. Maria loved her children and grandchildren, especially being able to cook and shop for them. She was active in her church and loved going to the gathering house. Maria will be deeply missed by her daughters Victoria and Sonia Saldana, her five sisters Manuela (the late Leonardo) Moncivaiz, Irenia (the late Ralph) Vallin, Concepion Lopez, Maria J. (Benito) Martinez, Elena (Pablo) Talamantez, 1 brother Ruben (Stella) Rodriguez and five grandchildren Jesus, Trisha, Anjel, Stephanie and Nicolas along with other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Special thanks to the staff at Villa Lincoln Park for their care and compassion. She was preceded in death by her husband Ricardo, three sons Jesse, Ricardo and Guillermo and two brothers Jose and Marco. Funeral Services will be held at Strouf Funeral Home, 1001 High Street on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. The family will receive guests at the Funeral Home on Friday October 25th from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery on Highway 32 on Friday, November 1st at noon.