Marta Medina LUBBOCK-Funeral services for Marta Medina, 81, of Lubbock will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church with Msgr. David Cruz officiating. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today, March 22, 2012, at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Burial will be in Peaceful Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Marta went to be with our Lord on Sunday, March 18, 2012. She was born on March 11, 1931, in Brownsville, and was married to Augustine Medina in Lubbock. He passed away in 1987. Those left to cherish her memories are eight daughters, Alicia Syska of Colorado Springs, Colo., Martha Medina of Albuquerque, N.M., Diana Torres of Lubbock, Gloria Canales of California, Ortencia Gonzales, Augustina Rendon and Mercedes Medina, all of McAllen, and Sylvia Medina of Arizona; two sons, Robert and Augustine Jr. of Lubbock; siblings, Olivia Ramirez, Stella Esparza, Mauricio Trejo and Ida Hernandez; 20 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She will be missed by her faithful companion, her dog, Golden Graham. She was preceded in death by her parents and two siblings. Marta was a volunteer foster grandparent at the Lubbock State School for 18 years; she was also a member of Our Lady of Grace Church. Marta loved all of her family and friends and will be greatly missed.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2012