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Elisa "Alice" Yost

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Elisa "Alice" Yost Obituary
Elisa "Alice" Martinez Yost, 85, passed away peacefully May 12, 2014 in Canon City, CO. She was born in Johnstown, CO on April 26, 1929 to Francisco and Juanita (Bustamante) Martinez. Alice grew up in Las Animas, CO. After high school she attended nursing school in Halstead, Kansas and received here LPN License. She Worked as a LPN at the Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Rocky Ford for several years. Alice married the love of her life, Joe L. Martinez in Raton, NM in September 1949. In 1990, Joe and Alice moved to Canon City to be close to her daughter, and together they managed the Three Links Oddfellows Home until Joe's death in 1992. Alice is survived by her children, Jerry Martinez of Nathrop, CO, Debra (Richard) Gobin of Canon City, CO, and Ron (Cindy) Martinez of Rocky Ford, CO; sisters, Josie Marquez and Elsie Moreland; grandchildren, Andrea, Tracy, Tana, Kimberly, Gregory, Adam, and Kendall; twelve great grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Joe L. Martinez and Warren Yost; her son, Louis Martinez; daughter, Linda Valenciano; her parents; eight siblings; and grandson, Alan Martinez. A private graveside service will be held. Arrangements are under the care of Holt Family Funeral Home.

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on May 14, 2014
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