CRUZ CALLE COMMUNITY, Texas – Luis G. Martinez, 84, passed away at his residence in Cruz Calle Community on Friday, April 25, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose Maria and Gregoria Guerrero Martinz; and three brothers, Laurence Martinez, Eloy Martinez and Juan Martinez.
Martinez was a World War II Veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Maria Guadalupe H. Martinez of Cruz Calle; four sons, Homero (Olga) Martinez of Premont, Omar (Diana) Martinez of Corpus Christi, Orlando (Sylvia) Martinez of Alice and Eusebio (Irma) Martinez of Premont; one daughter, Sylvia (Hector) Navarro of Kingsville; two brothers, Roosevelt (Consuelo) Martinez of Corpus Christi and Jose Maria (Guadalupe) Martinez Jr. of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Esperanza (the late Lorenzo) Sanchez of Premont and Natividad Martinez of Premont; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Rosary was recited Sunday, April 27, 2008 at the St. Theresa Catholic Church in Premont. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 28, 1008 at the St. Theresa Catholic Church in Premont.
Burial followed at the Premont Cemetery in Premont with full military honors.
Alaniz Funeral Home of Falfurrias in charge of arrangements.