Miquela Feliz Martinez, 16, a resident of Ojo Caliente, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 following a short illness.
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She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Pete and Lupe Sena; maternal great-grandparents, Ruth and Howard McKinney and step-grandfather, Clemente Ramirez.
She is survived by her parents, Crystal and Michael Martinez of Ojo Caliente and Mora; sister, Aliana Martinez; fiancé, Steven Olivas; maternal grandparents, Maxine Ramirez and Theodore McKinney; paternal grandparents, Ernestine Martinez and husband Mike (Panka) and Johnny Martinez; god-parents/aunt, Frances Martinez; uncle, Marcus Maestas and wife, Leah; close aunt and uncle, Nick and Bernice Sena; close cousins, Leah Sena, Jonathan Downey, Esteban Sena, Samantha and Michael Sanchez and their children; uncle and aunt, Jonathan and Kat Martinez; god-brother, Dario Martinez; maternal uncle, Atley Maestas; best friends, Alexandria Gallegos, Robert Lucero III, Brendon Gallegos, Jose Terrazar, Jr. and numerous other loving aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Public visitation was held on Friday in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ojo Caliente. Burial followed at Ojo Caliente Cemetery with the following serving as pallbearers: Robert Lucero III, Brendon Gallegos, Jose Terrazas, Jr., Dario Martinez, Esteban Sena, Jonathan Martinez, Jonathan Downey, Mike Martinez (Panka). Honorary pallbearers named are: Steve Olivas, Nick Sena, Johnny Martinez, Coach Miguel Garcia, Mike Morse, John Labombard, Jr., Jessica James and Son Tyler (Doogles) Gutierrez.
The family of Miquela Feliz Martinez has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 – www.devargasfuneral.com.
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Espanola, NM 87532
Published in Las Vegas Optic on July 28, 2014