Rodolfo R. Martinez, 72
ANTONITO — Antonito, Colo. resident Rodolfo R. Martinez, 72, passed away Jan. 25, 2008 at St. Mary Corwin in Pueblo, Colo. Rodolfo was born Feb. 8, 1935 in Ortiz, Colo. the son of Don Martinez and Amalia Lucero Martinez. He was united in marriage to Judy Farmer on Dec. 23, 2003.
Rodolfo was a Korean War veteran in the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, welding, building, an avid sports fan and especially the time he spent with his loving family.
Survivors include his wife Judy Martinez of the family home in Antonito; step-daughter Melissa (Joey) Viney of Antonito; son Don Ricardo Martinez of Sun City, Calif.; step-son Gerald Sisneros Jr. of Antonito; four grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers Tito (Martha) Martinez of Romeo, Colo. and Robert Martinez of Sanford, Colo. and by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rodolfo was preceded in death by his parents and brother Sam Martinez.
A vigil service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Thur., Feb. 7, 2008 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Conejos.
A memorial service will be held on Fri., Feb. 8, 2008 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Interment will follow at Ortiz Cemetery with full military honors.
Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.