Sept. 26, 1958-Dec. 18, 2012
Alphonso "Alfonso" Martinez, age 54, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at McLaren-Greater Lansing in Lansing, Michigan. Alfonso was born on September 26, 1958 in Lima, Ohio. On March 16, 2007 he married Alma Franco in Mt. Pleasant.
Alfonso was employed as a carpenter for many years. He loved the game of baseball, and played on several area teams. He loved both playing the game and watching the Detroit Tigers on television. His family was his highest priority, and he especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren. He was a resident of the area for the past fifteen years.
Survivors include his wife, Alma; step-children, Stefanie and Tony Henson of Remus, Simon and Dylan Molina of White Cloud, and Samuel Molina of Atlanta, Georgia; three grandchildren, Skylar, Shannon and Sayer; also surviving are several brothers and sisters; and nieces and nephews.
Alfonso was preceded in death by both parents; a brother, Pedro 'Pete' Martiniz; a nephew, Pedro "Petey"; and a brother-in-law, Julio Garcia.
A Service Celebrating Alfonso's Life will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 2 p.m. from Rowley Funeral Home with Deacon Larry Fussman of Sacred Heart Catholic Church officiating. Friends will gather with the family on Friday from 11 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions in Alfonso's memory may be made to the needs of the family. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.rowleyfuneralhome.com
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