Natalie P. Martinez (1926 - 2019)

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Service Information
Victor Valley Mortuary & Memorial Park
15609 11th Street
Victorville, CA
92392-3354
(760)-245-8164
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Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Victor Valley Mortuary & Memorial Park
15609 11th Street
Victorville, CA 92392-3354
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Memorial service
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Victor Valley Mortuary & Memorial Park
15609 11th Street
Victorville, CA 92392-3354
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Obituary

Natalie P. Martinez
December 1, 1926
November 5, 2019

Natalie P. Martinez, age 92, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in Victorville, CA. Natalie was born December 1, 1926 in Culiacan, Sinaloa to Rosa Lascano and Juan Jose Payan. She moved her family to Victorville, California in 1956 and married Joseph S. Martinez. Natalie was a proud, unique woman who left a mark on every person she met. Always putting her children and grandchildren first, she was the strong matriarch of the family. She remained in Victorville the rest of her life and could often be found working behind her sewing machine, forcing anyone who came over to visit to eat, and enjoying her Garden. Natalie is survived by her children Oscar Payan, Rosa Baker, Victor Payan, Israel Payan, and Laura Smith; as well as a large and loving family, including grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and many friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph, and her daughter Jovita Myers. A memorial service will be held at Victor Valley Mortuary on Saturday, November 9th from 11am-12pm with a viewing from 10am-11am. There will be a reception celebrating her life immediately following the burial. Natalie was a cancer survivor and in lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the .
Published in the Daily Press from Nov. 12 to Nov. 15, 2019
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