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Damacio "Marty" Martinez

Damacio (Marty) was born March 26, 1933 in Durango, Colorado to Seferino Martinez and Adelaida Valdez Martinez. Damacio passed away unexpectedly on Saturday December 2, 2017 at the age of 84. He was surrounded by his wife, children, family and friends.

Damacio married Celia Romero in 1951. They enjoyed 66 years together. He called his wife from his hospital bed on Friday to wish his wife “Happy Anniversary” and tell her that he loved her.

Damacio was a hard worker. He worked for Dixon Paper – International Paper – xpedx and retired after working for 32 years. He took pride in his job and in providing for his family.

He enjoyed going on vacations and spending winters in Yuma, AZ with his brother Amador and sister in law Sally. Despite his son’s protest he was an avid Bronco fan. He was always full of enthusiasm and laughter.

He will be sorely missed by his family and all his friends that he made throughout the years.

Damacio is survived by his wife Celia, sister Bennie Moore, two brothers Leroy and Frank. Sons Michael, Ken (Linda), and Randy (Barbara). He made it known that although he had sons he really enjoyed his granddaughters more. He is survived by several Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren

He is preceded in death by his father Seferino, mother Adelaida, two brothers Seferino Jr and Amador, one sister Leona and his son David

Services will be held at Mount Calvary Assembly of God Church located on 3050 South 3200 West in WVC. A viewing will be held on Friday December 8th from 6 to 8 pm with funeral services on Saturday December 9th from 1 to 2:30. An additional viewing will be held one hour prior to the funeral service on Saturday.

The family would like to thank Dr Hacking and all the staff at St Marks ICU Unit for the wonderful care and kindness in our time of need.

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Tribute Wall for Damacio Martinez

  1. Patricia Halsey says:

    Loved my uncle so much. He was a character always get stuck in my car REST IN Paradise

  2. Lisa Copsey says:

    Oh uncle you will be missed so much today and forever. I just want to say thanks for dedicating Alexzander to the Lord he is so blessed to have such wonderful God parents. Rest in paradise

  3. Pauline Peck says:

    Celia,, our prayers are with you and the family at this most difficult time. He was a good man always asking me “where’s my fish” evert time we saw each other. He was a man with good humor. God Bless, Pauline Peck & family

  4. Phyllis Seyler says:

    Sincere condolences to the Martinez family Bro Damacio was a gregarious and kind gentleman. He always went out of his way to say hello in church. His smile was contagious, he loved his family so much. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you, love you Sister Celia. Phyllis Martinez-Seyler and Phil and Frances Martinez family

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