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 Mary L. <I>Zaragoza</I> Martinez

Mary L. Zaragoza Martinez

Wathena, Doniphan County, Kansas, USA
Death 27 Oct 2011 (aged 81)
East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 79574166 · View Source
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EAST MOLINE — Mary L. Martinez, age 81, of East Moline, died Thursday, October 27, 2011, at her home.
Burial will in St. Mary's Mausoleum in East Moline.
Mary was born July 2, 1930, in Wathena, Kan., the daughter of Genaro and Maria Miranda Zaragoza. She married Mitchell Martinez on August 15, 1948, in Silvis, Ill. He passed away February 22, 1998.
She was employed at Illini Hospital for 21 years as the director of Dietary. She was also the credit union treasurer.
Mary enjoyed cooking, baking and canning, entertaining her family, crocheting (especially afghans), and most of all caring for her family. Mary was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her children, Robert P. (Mildred) Martinez of Ada, Okla., Lawrence P. Martinez of Colona, Ill., Rosemary Martinez of Dubuque, Iowa, Valentine Martinez of Silvis, Patrick L. Martinez of East Moline, and Florentina L. Martinez of East Moline; 14 grandchildren, Gina, Tina, Dina, Tony, Marcus, Mindy, Marty, Mandy, Steve, Stacy, Marcy, Alisa, Justus and Mishel; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Jesse Zaragoza of Silvis, Eloisa Sandoval of Silvis, and Juanita Saucedo of East Moline; as well as special friends, Shirley Peterson, Joseph Ramirez and Sally and Josie.
Mary was preceded in death by brothers, Manuel and Joe Zaragoza, and sisters, Lucy Taylor and Lupe Zaragoza.

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  • Created by: Ken Nagel
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79574166
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary L. Zaragoza Martinez (2 Jul 1930–27 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79574166, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ken Nagel (contributor 47221898) .