Sergen S. Martinez, 91, A resident of Sombrillo, NM and the initial operator of the Espanola Cease and Try to eat Travel-In Cafe, passed absent on August 3, 2021. Sergen was a loving spouse, mother, grandmother, fantastic-grandmother, sister and close friend. She was born June 17, 1930, in Coyote, NM, to Merejildo Valdez and Emelia Velasquez-Valdez. She experienced 4 brothers and two sisters whom she dearly treasured.
She has joined her husband, Eustavio (Gus) Martinez and other beloved kinds in their heavenly property. She was preceded in death by her loving spouse Eustavio (Gus) Martinez both equally her mom and dad Merejildo Valdez and Emelia Velasquez-Valdez mother-in-regulation Sidelia Martinez father-in-legislation Guillermo Martinez sister Avenilde Lopez bother-in-legislation Joe Lopez sister Josephine Martinez bother-in-law Raymond Martinez brothers, Pedro Valdez and Vidal Valdez sister-in-regulation Polly Valdez and sister-in-regulation Connie Valdez and many beloved household and close friends.
She was surrounded by her children, who deeply liked and cared for her.
She is survived by her four kids, Elma Leyba (partner Jerry) William (wife Bernadine) Martinez Abby (spouse Richard) Catanach and Gerald (spouse Becky) Martinez. She is also survived by her two brothers, Delfinio Valdez and Fermino (wife Julia) Valdez sister-in-regulation Teresina Valdez sister-in-law Dora (husband Leroy) Archuleta sister-in-regulation Tillie Martinez trouble-in-regulation Phillip Martinez. She has 11 grandchildren, Amor Leyba, Jerin Leyba, Gus (spouse Blanca) Leyba, Micaela (partner Anthony) Chavez, Jesse (spouse Karissa) Martinez, Jenay (fiancé Josh) Catanach, Josh Catanach, Jerica (husband Neff) Malouff, Meg Martinez, Alec Martinez and deceased Johnathon Galvez, and two fantastic grandchildren Josiah Leyba and Denise Martinez.
A community Visitation will start on Friday, August 13, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Residence. A rosary will be recited on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, in Santa Cruz, with a funeral mass straight away pursuing the rosary at 11: 00 a.m. with Father John Ideas officiating. Burial will take area instantly following the mass at the Santa Cruz cemetery. Mass attendance will be constrained to 150 people today and masks will be expected. The mass celebration can be witnessed on YouTube: Santa Cruz Parish Espanola.
The family members of Sergen Martinez would like to thank Los Alamos Going to Nurse Service, in particular Jack Allison and all the great care takers that aided Sergen and the loved ones, Erlinda Machuca, Amor Leyba, Yvonne Martinez, Natalie Martinez, Ralph Dominguez, Andrew Sanchez, Greg Dickerson and Kevin Dickerson.
Serving the Martinez Family members as Pallbearers are Amor Leyba, Jerin Leyba, Gus Leyba, Jesse Martinez, Josh Catanach and Alec Martinez. Honorary Pallbearers are Josiah Leyba, Sam Martinez, Thomas Valdez, Andres Valdez and Jerome Valdez and Bobby Lopez.
In lieu of bouquets, donations might be manufactured to SMDP Soup Kitchen area, 216 SR399, Española, NM 87532, might be made in memory of Sergen Martinez. The loved ones of Sergen Martinez has entrusted the treatment of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Residence & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 or www.devargasfuneral.com