A Colorado native born on March 16, 1945 passed away February 11, 2013 at the age of 67. Willie enjoyed spending time with grandchildren, playing bingo, was a huge Denver Broncos fan and enjoyed shooting pool with family and friends. Willie is survived by his wife Grace Martinez two sons David Martinez (Raquel), Johnnie Martinez (Frances), daughter Barbara Martinez (Gilbert), and six grandchildren, Desirae, Sarah, Teri, Fernando, Andrea, and Briana. He is also survived by two great granddaughters, Trinity, and Alicia, one sister Viola Martinez (Ruben), two brothers Herman Martinez (Betty) and Carlos Martinez, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Della Tafoya and Ruth Works. A visitation and Rosary will be held on Monday, February 18, from 5-7pm at Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, February 19, 10:00am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2030 W. Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs with burial to follow at Memorial Gardens. Online condolences at evergreenfuneralhome.com.
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Evergreen Funeral Home
1830 East Fountain Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Published in The Gazette on Feb. 15, 2013