Maria C. Martinez, 74, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho.
She was born July 3, 1939 in Sanisidro, Coahulia, Mexico, the daughter of Florence Correa and Eduvijen Gonzales.
In 1954 she left Mexico and came to the US and ended up in Idaho in 1957 where she has resided since.
She attended 5th grade in San Isidrio, Coahulia, Mexico.
She married Marcelino Martinez. They latter divorced and in 1968 she married Luis Madrigal and they also were later divorced in 1971.
She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Maria was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, dancing, sewing, knitting and listening to music especially el Grupo Los Relampagos del Norte.
She is survived by her children, Adolfo (Lori) Martinez of American Falls, ID, Wally Martinez of Aberdeen, ID, Jose Martinez +, Eduardo (Annie) Martinez of American Falls, ID, Daniel (Laura) Martinez of Pocatello, ID, Mario Martinez, Flora Martinez, Juan Martinez, Miguel Madridal and Luis (Claudia) Madrigal all of Blackfoot; brothers, Felix Correa +, Simon Correa of Mexico and Rojelio Corre of Austin, TX; sisters, Isabele Correa of Eagle PassTexas, Antonia Aredondo Correa of Arizona, Aurora Correa of Arizona, Juanita Correa + and Marcelina Martinez +.
A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church with Father Jose Gonzales officiating.
A Rosary service will be held 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot, ID. A visitation will follow until 9:00 p.m.
Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery.
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