A memorial service will be held, Sat., July 26, at 11 am, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church for Joseph Anthony Martinez, who died June 21, 2008 in Fargo, ND. Martinez was born on March 23, 1948 to Julian and Gloria (Vigil) Martinez in Walsenburg, CO. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and attended public school in Walsenburg. On July 10, 1971 he was united in marriage to Virginia Lee Knott.
Joseph is survived by his loving wife Virginia of Thief River Falls, MN; son, James (Jolie) of Pottstown, PA; three grandchildren, Trend, Cyenna, and Riley; parents Julian and Gloria; four brothers, Ben (Kay), Nick, Alan (Cindy) and Michael Martinez, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.