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David Cervantes (Dave) Martinez

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David Cervantes Martinez (Dave)

David Cervantes Martinez (Dave) of Mar Vista left us November 10, 2012 at the age of 89. Born June 23, 1923 in San Antonio, Texas, David worked in the auto body repair industry in L.A. for 50 years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife and mother of their seven children for 63 years, Argelia Dominguez Martinez in 2002 and his son, David D. Martinez, Jr. on November 23, 1973. David is survived by his sisters, Victoria Medellin and Margaret Duarte of San Antonio, TX; and sister, Esther Gonzales of Chicago, IL; His children, Yolanda Arp (Rudy) of Prescott, AZ, Charles Martinez (Majeda) of San Bernardino, CA, Olga Wells (Richard) of Denver, CO, Mary Ann Martinez, Mar Vista, CA, Michael Martinez of Marana, AZ and Donna Parnell (Paul) Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Christopher and Steven Hicks and David and Angela Parnell; and 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation and funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Los Angeles on Friday, November 16. Viewing from 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. with funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m., luncheon to follow at church before burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. Family requests attire for funeral to be vibrant and bright just like David. Family will be celebrating David's life. Please visit www.gateskingsley.com where you can view David's memorial slideshow and sign the guestbook. Gates, Kingsley & Gates-Smith Salsbury
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Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 16, 2012
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