Obituary: Frankie E. Martinez Dec. 18, 2016


Frankie Martinez, 25, a resident of Dixon, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 18, 2016.

He was a UNM graduate in Psychology and Communications. Frankie enjoyed fishing, camping, hiking, water activities and spending time with family and friends. He had a contagious smile and laughter, which always lit up the room.

Frankie was preceded in death by his father, Glen Martinez; special cousin, Christopher J. Martinez; grandparents, Delfin and Beatrice Martinez; grandfather, Silas Martinez; uncles, Fred, Leroy Martinez, Chris Martinez, and Paul Donella; aunts, Eileen Rodriguez, Stephanie Garcia; cousin, Allyssa Cordova.

Frankie is survived by his mother, Linda Martinez and companion Michael Plummer; brother, Andrew Martinez and companion Linda Garcia; grandmother, Toni Martinez; aunts, Lydia Cordova and husband Ignacio, Sadie Donella, Nancy Romero, Ruby Martinez, Loretta Towels and Lorraine Martinez; uncles, Carl David Martinez and wife Nellie, Kenny Martinez, Robert (Teto) Martinez and Juan Rodriguez; Godmother, Rachel Sanchez; cousins, Louisa Martinez and companion Chris Esquibel, Sarah Martinez, Paul Martinez and companion Marina Forster, Alegra Martinez, Ignacio Cordova Jr. and companion Kelly and Trey and companion Dannion Tena, Roberto Cordova, Delfin Cordova, John, Steven, Samuel and Miquel Rodriguez, Donna Donella, Sean and Seanie Romero, Yvonne Dasilva, Leroy Towles, Melissa Garcia and Family; his beloved pet Mia and many other relatives and dear friends.

Public visitation will begin on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a memorial service to follow at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Embudo Presbyterian Church.

The family of Frankie E. Martinez has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505.747.7477,