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Alfredo Raymond Martinez

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Alfredo Raymond Martinez Obituary

Alfredo R. Martinez

Alfredo Raymond Martinez, 82, of Salinas, beloved son, husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. He was born Sept. 21, 1931, in Compton.

He served in the United States Army and was a Veteran of the Korean War.

Alfredo also served as the Director of the Economic Development Corporation of San Benito County.

He was a member of Madonna del Sasso Church, Knights of Columbus, Cal Coastal Loan Committee, San Benito County Chamber President 1984-1986, Citizen of the Year, San Benito County 1987, Cal Works Award and California Balance-of-State Private Industry Council Chairperson.

He was preceded in death by his son, Alex Martinez; mother, Lilly Aguirre Gonzales; father, Joe Martinez; and stepfather, Pete Gonzales.

Alfredo is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carmen Martinez of Salinas; daughters, Roberta (Dave) Bollin of Salinas, Marta (Jim) Martinez-Fife of Salinas, Laura (Jimmy) Cardona of Salinas; son, Adrian (Joyce) Martinez of Colden, NY; nieces, Norma Sepulveda of Chino and Cathy Melendez of Eastvale; grandchildren, Alexis, Michael and Gabbi Bollin, Krystina and Victoria Martinez, Heather, Alexander and Andrew Fife, Nicholas and Freddy Martinez, Jaime, Candra and Isaiah Cardona; and great-grandchildren, Kaleena Easley, Kayla Gray, Diondre and Alliyah Gray.

Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis St., Salinas, CA 93901.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Madonna del Sasso Church, 320 E. Laurel Dr., Salinas, CA 93906.

Burial will follow with military honors at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 18200 Damian Way, Salinas, CA 93907.

Funeral arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.

Online condolences to www.struveandlaporte.com

Published in The Salinas Californian on Aug. 23, 2014
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