Ismael Martinez

February 10, 1938August 8, 2018

Ismael Martinez passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at a hospital in Kingsville, Texas at the age of 79. He was born on February 10, 1939 to Zevedeo Martinez and Zulema Villarreal Martinez in Falfurrias, Texas. Ismael worked many years as a self-employed mechanic until his retirement.

Ismael is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Manuela H. Martinez; grandson, Sebastian Martinez and niece, Irma Nelda Gonzalez.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories his son, Ismael “Smiley” Martinez of Falfurrias; three grandchildren, Cristian Martinez, Xavier Martinez and Sapphire Martinez; two brothers, Eliezer (Susana) Martinez of Falfurrias and Zevedeo Martinez, Jr. of Bishop, Texas; three sisters, Yolanda (Fidencio) Rodriguez of College Station, Texas, Aida (Daniel) Mora of Alice, Texas and Diana (Isauro) Trevino of Falfurrias and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Memorial Mass and Burial will be held at a later date.

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