September 26, 2022

Rodrigo C. Martinez


Rodrigo C. Martinez
Age: 87
Died: Thursday April 6, 2017 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, KS
Born: March 13, 1930 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Parents: Ruperto & Paola (Corona) Martinez
Marriage: To Adela Palomarez on December 20, 1959 at Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She survivies

Mr. Martinez was born in Mexico, he met and married Adela at the age of 29. They started a family and settled in Texas where he farmed seven days a week. They moved to Holcomb and made it their permanent home in 1981. He was a good provider and instilled the same work ethic in his children. He worked for USD 363 for 15 years. His faith in God’s plan gave him the strength to support his family both emotionally and financially. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church where he made sure his children and grandchildren not only received the sacraments but lived out the principles set forth in them. He was very active in The Cursillo movement, Perpetual Adoration, Marriage Preparation, and was a Eucharistic Minister through St. Mary’s.  

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Marcelino, Antonio, Jose, Ventura, Pascuala & Maria Dolores Martinez

Survivors: Wife Adela P. Martinez Home
Children: Rodrigo P. Martinez Jr. Home
Jose Ignacio Martinez Salina, KS
Rupert Martinez Sylvan Grove, KS
Sylvia Martinez Lira Holcomb, KS
Rosemary Erives Garden City, KS
Maggie Arias Salina, KS
Maria Isabel Sanchez Garden City, KS
Moses Martinez Garden City, KS
Stella Martinez Dallas, Texas
Sam Martinez Wichita, Ks
24 Grandchildren  
6 Great Grandchildren 
Numerous Godchildren

Rosary Service: 7:00 PM Monday April 10, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Funeral Service: 11:00 AM Tuesday April 11, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Celebrant: Father Charles Seiwert
Burial: Valley View Cemetery 
Memorials: St. Mary Catholic Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 12:00-8:00 PM SUNDAY APRIL 9, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM MONDAY APRIL 10, 2017
at Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th, Garden City , KS 67846  

Condolences May be Posted To: garnandfuneralhomes.com
Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th, Garden City , KS 67846 620-276-3219