Martinez, Guadalupe

Guadalupe Martinez, 82, of Texico, died Sunday, April 23, 2006, at his home in Texico.

He was born Dec. 12, 1923, in San Marcos, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico, to Francisco and Maria Martinez. He was married to Catalina Martinez for 52 years. He was a longtime resident of Texico.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife in 2005; two sons, David in 1954 and Joe in 1992; and four daughters, Livia in 1960, Lupita in 1956, Teresa in 1957, and Josefina in 1958.

He is survived by four sons, Romauldo Martinez (and wife, Gloria) of El Paso, Texas, Anselmo Martinez of Texico, David Martinez of El Paso and Jesse Martinez (Pauline) of Portales; four daughters, Teresa Martinez of Texico, Emilia Martinez of Portales, Ysidra Sifuentes (Jesus) of Amarillo, and Josefina Martinez of Texico; eight grandchildren, Carlos, Miguel and Alicia Martinez of Lubbock, Pablo and Daniel Martinez of El Paso, Adriana and Christopher Martinez of Portales, and Jesus Ysidro Sifuentes of Amarillo; and six brothers, Esteban, Antonio, Pedro, Manuel, Benito and Angel, all of El Paso

Cremation will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.