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Margaret (Rice) Martinez

November 15, 1922 ~ August 29, 2022 (age 99)


Margaret R. Martinez, 99, of Marfa, Texas, passed away on August 29, 2022 in Marfa, Texas.  

Praying of the Most Holy Rosary will be held on Monday, September 5, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas with Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. with Father Victorino Loresca officiating with interment to follow at Merced Cemetery in Marfa, Texas.

Margaret was born in Marfa, Texas on November 15, 1922, to William and Esther Rice.  She married Luis Martinez, Jr.  She was a homemaker.  

She is survived by sons Ben Louis (Maria) Martinez, Oscar (Mary Lou) Martinez, Robert (Marion) Martinez, Samuel (Michelle) Martinez; daughters Veronica (Michael) Campbell, Margie (Alonso) Mendoza; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Luis Martinez, Jr., daughter Monica M. Cantu, and son Augustin R. Martinez. 

Pallbearers:  Louis A. Martinez, Benjamin Martinez, Daniel Mendoza, Christian Campbell, Marcus Nunez, and Benjamin P. Martinez. 

Online condolences may be left at: www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com

Services have been entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home in Alpine, Texas.  


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Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Margaret

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Alpine Memorial Funeral Home


Recitation of the Rosary
September 5, 2022

7:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
211 W. San Antonio Street
Marfa, TX 79843

Mass of Christian Burial
September 6, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
211 W. San Antonio Street
Marfa, TX 79843

Interment following funeral service
September 6, 2022

Merced Cemetery

Marfa, TX 79843

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