|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1927|
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2002|
A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pagosa Springs for Ernestine Martinez, Cortez resident, who died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002, at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez. She was 75.
The Rev. John Bowe of Pagosa Springs will officiate. Interment will be at the Frances Cemetery in Arboles. A prayer vigil has been scheduled at 7 p.m. today at the St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Cortez.
Mrs. Martinez (Gurule) was born Feb. 20, 1927, in Santa Fe, N.M. She was a grade-school teacher before her children were born, and she became a cook after the children grew up. She cooked in local restaurants including one her daughter owned. She enjoyed sewing and reading.
She was preceded in death by her grandchildren, Tina Marie Duran and Ricky Herrera.
She is survived by her husband, John R. Martinez of Cortez; three daughters, Barbara Ramirez of Houston, Lisa Montoya of Pagosa Springs and Margie Martinez of Cortez; a son, Greg Martinez of Cortez; two brothers, Arthur Gurule of Durango and Michael Gurule of Redlands, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Created by: Catalina Read Liles
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
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