OBITUARY: Margaret R. Martinez

Margaret R. Martinez, 99, of Marfa, Texas, passed away on August 29, 2022, in Marfa. Praying of the Most Holy Rosary will be held on Monday, September 5, 2022, at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa with Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 10 a.m. with Father Victorino Loresca officiating, with interment to follow at Merced Cemetery in Marfa.

Margaret was born in Marfa on November 15, 1922, to William and Esther Rice. She married Luis Martinez Jr. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by: sons Ben Louis (Maria) Martinez, Oscar (Mary Lou) Martinez, Robert (Marion) Martinez, Samuel (Michelle) Martinez; daughters Veronica (Michael) Campbell, Margie (Alonso) Mendoza; 21 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Luis Martinez Jr.; daughter Monica M. Cantu; and son Augustin R. Martinez.

Pallbearers: Louis A. Martinez, Benjamin Martinez, Daniel Mendoza, Christian Campbell, Marcus Nunez and Benjamin P. Martinez.

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Services have been entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home in Alpine, Texas.