Esther Jane Martinez, 57 of Imperial, CA passed away on January 5, 2021. Esther was born on October 22, 1963 in El Centro, CA to Nazario De La Cruz and Concepcion Nieblas. She resided in Imperial for over 40 years. Esther married the love of her life, Jose Angel and together they raised 6 children. Esther enjoyed spending time with her family and spent 17 years in the Encuentro Matrimonial with her husband. Esther was a stay at home mother. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Jose Angel; sons, Angel, Luis, Eddie, Victor and Raul; daughter, Maria, grandchildren, Damian, Alyssa, Eddieboy and Melanie; daughter-in-laws, Emily and Griselda; sisters, Mary and Estella. She was preceded in death by her father,Nazario; mother, Concepcion; brothers, Robert, Manuel and Armando. Esther was an amazing daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, She will be greatly missed. Funeral services scheduled for February 12th from 6 to 9 p.m. at Frye Chapel in Brawley, CA. Burial to be followed on Saturday, February 13th at 9 a.m. at Evergreen cemetery in El Centro, CA.
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online on Feb. 11, 2021.