Gilberto Martinez Sr., 83, passed away June 10, 2015. He was born March 20, 1931 in Nursing, Texas to Julian Martinez and Isidra Casarez Martinez.

Gilberto was preceded in death by his parents, Julian and Isidra Martinez; son, Gilbert Martinez Jr. and daughter, Isidra Martinez and sister, Dora Pena.

Gilberto is survived by his wife, Elena S. Martinez of Alice, Texas; his children, Aurelio (Jenny) Flores of Spring , Texas, Felicitas (Rene) Flores of Victoria, Texas, Diana (Shaukat) Ali of Victoria, Texas, Carmelita Yzaguirre of Victoria, Texas, Victoria (Serasin) Montoya of Victoria, Texas, son, Gilbert Martinez of San Antonio, Texas; first wife, Tomasita Martinez of Atlanta, Georgia. Other survivors include 27 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Sylvester Martinez of Victoria, Texas, Mary Margaret Lara (Juan Trevino) of Victoria, Texas, Julian Martinez Jr., of Victoria, Texas, Marty (Diana) Martinez of Round Roc, Texas, Jose (Ruthie) Martinez of San Antonio, Texas, Robert Martinez of Georgia Jess Martinez of Houston, Texas and Janie (Danny) Potter of Telferner, Texas.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2015, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2015, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Roberson Collins Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to Rosas Funeral Home.