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Mike M. Martinez

1932 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Mike M. Martinez Obituary
Mike M. Martinez
Feb. 7, 1932 - Nov. 14, 2012
Resident of San Jose
Mike M. Martinez, 80, of San Jose, CA passed away Wednesday November 14, 2012, at the Palo Alto Veteran's Hospital. Born on February 7,1932 in Marlin, TX. Mike was very proud to have served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was stationed at Fort Ord. He received several medals during his tour including the Purple Heart. Mike retired after working 38 years for the owners of the Berryessa Flea Market. Mike was the faithful husband to Lupe Martinez for the past 54 years. He leaves behind his daughter Dorothy Ann Martinez Lopez, son in-law Eddie Lopez and 3 generations of 19 grandchildren. Together Mike and Lupe had a large and loving family. Mike was one of 9 children and has two surviving brothers Jack Martinez and Trinidad Martinez. Mike had a generous spirit and he loved fishing, camping, traveling in his RV, bowling and to gather and cook for family and friends. He has left us all with precious memories and he will be greatly missed. Rest in the peace of God!
Private services have already been held.

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Dec. 12, 2012
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