Antonio G. Martinez (1949 - 2018)

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Antonio G. Martinez, 69, a lifetime resident of Las Vegas, N.M., passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Rust Presbyterian Hospital in Rio Rancho, N.M.
He was born to his parents Pablo Martinez and Luz Trujillo on May 9, 1949, in Las Vegas, N.M.
He was a loving and kind-hearted father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He loved fishing, cruising around, sightseeing and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents Pablo and Luz Martinez; daughter Stella Martinez; brothers Paul Martinez, Jimmy Martinez and Desie Martinez.
He is survived by his daughters Mary Martinez (Julian) and Stella Martinez (Martin) both of Las Vegas, N.M.; grandson Julius Chavez (Mya) of Las Vegas, N.M.; granddaughters Devonique Soriano and Jayden Soriano, both of Las Vegas, N.M.; brothers Alex Martinez of Las Vegas, N.M., Ernest Martinez (Vickey) of La Junta, Colo., Manuel Martinez (Gloria) of Pueblo, Colo. and Ronnie Martinez of Denver; sisters Eloisa Garcia-Martinez (Gorgy) of Las Vegas, N.M., Mabel DeLeon (Vel) of La Junta, Colo. and Emily Martinez of Denver; mother of his daughters Veronica Martinez of Las Vegas, N.M.; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary devotional services will be conducted 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Funeral service will be conducted 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, with both services to be held at Immaculate Conception Church, with Father George V. Salazar as celebrant.
The following will serve as Pallbearers: Julius Chavez, Jamie Romero, David Martinez, James Martinez, Josh Martinez, Ricky Carrillo, Julian Chavez and Brandon Garcia.
Cremation will follow. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in La Junta, Colo.
Arrangements have been entrusted under the care of Rogers Mortuary, 600 Reynolds Ave Las Vegas, N.M., 87701. 505-425-3511 or 1-800-479-3511.
Please visit rogersmortuarynm.com to sign the online register book.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Oct. 26, 2018