Obituary for Martinez

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Wednesday January 06, 1999

Guillermo F. Martinez, age 80, born in the historic Martinez Hacienda in Taos to Juan Manual and Higinia Martinez on April 5, 1918, died on Sunday January 3, 1999 in Albuquerque at his daughter's home after a 20 year battle with cancer. He was married to Juanita Mares (now deceased). He is survived by their children, daughter, Carla and her husband, Ray Garcia and their son, Marco Guillermo; son, Charles E. and his wife, Louise and their children, Alfred Martinez and Deanna Stanley; brother, Luis G. Martinez of California; sisters, Alice Vargas, Delia Martinez; and brother, Robert Martinez, all of Taos, NM. Mr. Martinez served in the Merchant Marines during World War II and worked for the REA, Friday Motors, and Cantu Furniture. He was a lifelong resident of Taos and genuinely proud of his residence. A Memorial service will be held on Friday, January 8, 1999 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic church in Taos at 11:00 a.m.

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