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MARTINEZ, FEDERICO O. Federico O. Martinez, 90, a resident of Albuquerque, joined his beloved wife of 62 years, Anita Cordova Martinez, Saturday, December 29, 2012. He is survived by children; Ella Porragas and husband Samuel, Selma Luna and husband Frank, Mario Martinez, Marlin Martinez and Conchita Sandoval and husband Ray, grandchildren; Carrie Porragas, Garth Porragas, Mary Barry and husband Kent, Sabrina Zamora and husband James, Nathan Sandoval and wife Monique, Antoinette Sandoval, Jason Sandoval and wife Janet. He is also survived by 12 great grandchildren, Samy, Sabrina, Eddie, Hunter, Spencer, Andrew, Brian, Anthony, Brooke, Roxton, Reyes and Santiago. Mr. Martinez was preceded in death by his wife Anita, his parents, Celso and Domicilia Martinez, his granddaughter Bernadette Porragas and his siblings. He was born in Truchas, NM and moved to Los Alamos in 1956. He retired from the US Post Office in 1982 and moved to Albuquerque to be near his children and family. Federico served our country in the US Army during WW II, in the 517 Parachute Airborne Infantry. He was combat wounded in the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He also received the European/African/ Middle Eastern Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Services will be Thursday, January 3, 2012, 11:00 am at Second Presbyterian Church, 812 Edith Blvd NE, with Rev Robert Woodruff, officiating. Interment will take place Friday, January 4, 2012, 9:00 am at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Friends may visit Wednesday, 4 - 7 pm at FRENCH - Lomas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Presbyterian Church Fund. Please visit our online guest book for Federico at: www.FrenchFunerals.com. FRENCH 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
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