Smith Funeral Home


Mariano Delgado Martinez Sr.

12 September, 192818 July, 2021

Mariano Delgado Martinez, 92, of Waelder died Sunday, July 18, 2021 at University Medical Center in San Antonio. A lifelong resident of Waelder, Mariano was a retired farmer, and a member of Post # 15045. Mariano proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Waelder, Texas with burial to follow at Waelder Community Cemetery in Waelder, Texas.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia, Texas with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m.

Mariano was preceded in death by his wife Fransisca Martinez; son, Mariano Martinez, Jr.; parents, Juan and Petra Martinez; brothers and sisters, Santos Martinez, Seferino Martinez, Bonefacio Martinez, Isadora Cedillio, Larry Martinez, and Georgia Meza.

Mariano is survived by his sons; Ascension Martinez (Rosa) of Slaton, Texas, Julian Martinez (Delma) of Conroe, Texas, Steven Martinez of Lubbock, Texas, Johnny Martinez (Rosario) of Slaton, Texas, Joe Martinez (Christina) of Slaton, Texas, David Martinez (Dora) of Slaton, Texas, Angel Martinez of Slaton, Texas, Cecilio Martinez (Lupe) of Houston, Texas; daughters, Angela Martinez (Gabriela) of Waelder, Texas, Rosa Martinez Garza of Waelder, Texas and Adela Hartman (Frank) of Conroe, Texas; sisters, Paula Wiggins of Waelder, Texas and Victoria Cobbler of Luling, Texas; 32 grandchildren, 62 great grandchildren, and 26 great-great grandchildren.

Mariano will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Martinez family. Smith Funeral Home - 128 East 5th Street, Flatonia, Tx 78941 Phone #361-865-3311


  • Fransisca Martinez, Wife (deceased)
  • Juan Maritnez, Father (deceased)
  • Petra Delgado Martinez, Mother (deceased)
  • Santos Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Seferino Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Bonefacio Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Isadora Cedillio, Sister (deceased)
  • Larry Martinez, Brother (deceased)
  • Georgia Meza, Sister (deceased)
  • Mariano Martinez, Jr., Son (deceased)
  • Ascension Martinez (Rosa), Son
  • Julian Martinez (Delma), Son
  • Steven Martinez, Son
  • Johnny Martinez (Rosario), Son
  • Joe Martinez (Christina), Son
  • David Martinez (Dora), Son
  • Angel Martinez, Son
  • Cecilio Martinez (Lupe), Son
  • Angela Martinez (Gabriela), Daughter
  • Rosa Martinez Garza, Daughter
  • Adela Hartman (Frank), Daughter
  • Paula Wiggins, Sister
  • Victoria Cobbler, Sister
  • Thirty-Two, Grandchildren
  • Sixty-Two, Great Grandchildren
  • Twenty-Six, Great-Great Grandchildren

  • Ascension Martinez
  • David Martinez
  • Angel Martinez
  • Johnny Martinez
  • Joe Martinez
  • Angela Martinez
  • Cecilio Martinez, Honorary
  • Steven Martinez, Honorary


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, 27 July , 2021

  • Rosary

    Tuesday, 27 July , 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, 28 July , 2021

  • Burial

    Wednesday, 28 July , 2021


Mariano Delgado Martinez Sr.

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