Our beloved son, brother, father, uncle and friend, returned to his Heavenly Father after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Salt Lake City, Oct. 5, 1930 to Joseph Martinez and Charlotte Velesquez Valdez. He was a member of the Catholic Church and a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Gibbons and Reed Construction Co. as a superintendent. He married and later divorced from Rosina Velesquez Martinez.
Survived by his mother; eight sisters, Jessie, Mary, Josephine, Veronica, Virginia, Pearl, Rita, Dora; and a brother, Joseph; his daughters, Marina, Liza; son, Ted (TJ); eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his Grandparents, father, and brother, Leno.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, March 15th at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 715 West 300 North.
with mass from 10-11 am. A small Luncheon will follow.