Michael L. Martinez
Aug. 29, 2013
Michael (Mike) L. Martinez, 58, formerly of Walsenburg, departed this life on August 29, 2013 in Cypress, CA. Mike spent most of his life in CA working as a
lineman for Southern California Edison. He loved the game of golf and also fishing with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Caroline V. Martinez, his father Joseph F. Martinez and his sister Lorraine.
Mike leaves, to forever cherish his memory, his loving wife Jean and children; Lauren, Dustin, Christie and KC. Mike is also survived by two granddaughters.
Surviving siblings are: Irene (Neal) Grilley, Joseph (Julie) Martinez, Theresa Martinez, Marijane Martinez, Lydia Martinez, Luther Martinez, Barbara (Roy) Gonzales, Rick Martinez, Joe (Lisa) Vigil and Renee Cordova. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.
Mike will be forever remembered as a kind, considerate, and giving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
There will be no services at his request. Burial of his ashes will be held at a later date.
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