|Birth: ||Oct. 4, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 2010|
Frances, a lifelong resident of Los Pachecos, was predeceased by her parents Camilo and Trinidad Medina; brother Edward Medina (wife Aurora); sisters: Josephine Medina (husband Pete) and Irene Silva (husband Benito); mother-in-law Sylviana Medina; fathers-in-law Antonio Medina and Juan Estevan Martinez; daughter-in-law Martha Mae Martinez; grandson Miguel Camilo Martinez; brother-in-law Juan E. Martinez; sister-in-law Sofia Diaz (husband Pete).
Frances was survived by her husband of 64 years, Joe F. Martinez; son Michael (wife Judy), son James (partner Walter Nolting); grandson raised as a son, Miguel (wife Janell); grandson Joe (wife Kris), granddaughter Juliette (fiancée Jason); great grandchildren: Brandon, Bryson, Megan, Ethan & Angelica; two sisters Lizzie Medina & Anita Martinez, brother Camilo E. Medina Jr.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and numerous nephews & nieces near and dear to her heart.
Frances drove a school bus for the Española Schools for 28 years. For most of her adult life she took great pride in caring for her beloved St. Anne's Catholic Church in Los Pachecos, always making sure it was ready for any occasion. She also helped care for St. John's in the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo. For many years she was a member of the Rondalla choir, coordinating music for mass and other choir events. Above all, her pride and joy was her family.
Public visitation and Rosary were on September 6, 2010 at the St. Anne's Catholic Church in Los Pachecos. Mass of Christian Burial was on September 7, 2010 at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Los Pachecos. Burial followed at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Roger Martinez, David Martinez, Paul Martinez, Walter Medina, Arsenio Gutierrez and Joe Martinez; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Joe F Martinez (1921 - 2013)*
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: May 05, 2012
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