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Sgt Pete Martinez Esparza
Birth: Apr. 22, 1932
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 2008
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

(my father) Pete M.Esparza
entered into our Lord's hands with his loving family at his side on November 12, 2008. He was born on April 22, 1932 in Phoenix, AZ. Our Dad retired from the City of Phoenix after 30 years.Our Father served his country in the US Army (Korean War) and retired from the Army National Guard after 27 years at the rank of Sergeant. He is survived by his loving wife Velia of 53 years and his seven children; Yvonne, Pete Jr., David (Margaret), Robert (Veronica), Rose Ann Salazar (Steve), Olivia Salinas (Paul), Sylvia Martinez (Jose); 20 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; his 4 sisters; Inez Esparza, Lois Aguirre, Isabel Sakawatewa, Pauline Arredondo, and 3 brothers; Cayetano, Santiago and Francisco. Pete will be reunited with his parents Francisco and Francisca, sister Juanita Nunez. Dad you will always be in our hearts, we will never forget what a wonderful father you were, and a hard worker. rest in peace. We love you. Visitation will be Monday, November 17, 2008 from 5 - 8 P.M. at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, with Rosary at 7 P.M. Funeral Mass will be at 1:30 P.M., on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at St. Mary's Basilica Catholic Church, 231 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix. Interment will follow at St. Francis Cemetery. The Esparza Family would like to thank Hospice of the Valley for their kind and considerate care they gave to their father." 
 
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 Parents:
  Francisco Flores Esparza (1900 - 1988)
  Francisca Martinez Esparza (1902 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Juanita Esparza Nunez (1925 - 1975)*
  Maria Esparza (1928 - 1929)*
  Cayetano Martinez Esparza (1930 - 2013)*
  Pete Martinez Esparza (1932 - 2008)
  Antonio Esparza (1938 - 1938)*
  baby girl Esparza (1944 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Francis Cemetery
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: B.Y. Esparza
Originally Created by: Candace Young-Mayo
Record added: Sep 29, 2012
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Sgt Pete Martinez Esparza
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Sgt Pete Martinez Esparza
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