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Fransisca Martinez

January 29, 1937 — July 11, 2018

Fransisca Martinez, age 81 passed away on Wednesday July 11, 2018. Fransisca was born January 29, 1937 in Waelder, Texas to Rito and Castula Gomez Gonzales. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waelder, Texas. Fransisca is survived by her husband, Mariano Martinez; sons Julian Martinez and wife Delma of Conroe, Cecilio Martinez and wife Lupe of Houston, Steven Martinez of Lubbock, Johnny Martinez and wife Rosario of Slaton, Joe Martinez of Slaton, Ascension Martinez and wife Rosa of Big Spring, David Martinez and wife Dora of Slaton, Angel Martinez of Slaton, and daughters Rosa Martinez Gara of Waelder, Adela Hartman and husband Frank of Conroe, Angela Martinez and wife Gabriela Martinez of Waelder, brothers Domingo Gonzales of Slaton and Louis Gonzales of Lubbock, and sisters Dominga Saenz of Lubbock and Alejandra Munoz of Slaton, thirty-two grandchildren, fifty-nine great-grandchildren, and twenty-six great-great-grandchildren Fransisca was preceded in death by her parents, sons Jose Martinez Jr. and Mariano Martinez Jr., and daughters Elida Martinez and Maria De Jesus. A visitation for Fransisca will be held Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00 am at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Flatonia. A rosary will occur Friday, July 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waelder. A funeral mass will occur Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waelder with Father Paul Raaz officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Johnny Martinez, Joe Martinez, Ascension Martinez, David Martinez, Angel Martinez and Angela Martinez. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Martinez family. - Smith Funeral Home 128 East 5th Street Flatonia, Texas 78941 361-865-3311 -
FAMILY Rito Gonzales Father (deceased) Castula Gomez Gonzales Mother (deceased) Domingo Gonzales Brother Louis Gonzales Brother Dominga Saenz Sister Alejandra Munoz Sister Mariano Martinez Husband Jose Martinez Son (deceased) Mariano Martinez Jr. Son (deceased) Julian Martinez Son Delma Martinez Daughter-in-law Cecilio Martinez Son Lupe Martinez Daughter-in-law Steven Martinez Son Johnny Martinez Son Rosario Martinez Daughter-in-law Joe Martinez Son Ascension Martinez Son Rosa Martinez Daughter-in-law David Martinez Son Dora Martinez Daughter-in-law Angel Martinez Son Elida Martinez Daughter (deceased) Maria De Jesus Daughter (deceased) Rosa Martinez Gara Daughter Adela Hartman Daughter Frank Hartman Son-in-law Angela Martinez Daughter Gabriela Martinez Daughter-in-law She is also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Martinez also leaves behind thirty-two grandchildren, fifty-nine great-grandchildren and twenty-six great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation Friday, July 13, 2018

Rosary Friday, July 13, 2018

Funeral Mass Saturday, July 14, 2018

Burial Saturday, July 14, 2018

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