Victor Marquez Martinez

April 12, 1927September 6, 2018

Victor Martinez was born on April 12, 1927 in Phoenix, Arizona. He passed away on September 6, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones at the age of 91. Victor moved to California at a young age with his parents, Manuel and Sofia Martinez. At age 13, Victor started what became a life long job, with Frank C. Diener Ranch in Five Points, California. During this time, Victor met, and soon after, married the love of his life, Estella. Together they had 8 children. At the age of 70, Victor retired from his job, which is now Shining D. Farms. After retiring, Victor resided in Kerman, California until his passing.

He is survived by one Sister, Martina Estrada; four Sons, Victor Martinez of Kerman California and Alex Martinez of Kerman, California , John Martinez of Kerman California and Raymond Martinez of Fresno, California.; two Daughters, Anita Zuniga and Mary Helen Hearld of Fresno, California; as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. He was preceded in his passing by his wife, Estella and daughters, Mariana Yraceburu and Alicia Valdivia.

Victor was a loving Dad and Grandfather. He loved to be surrounded by family and had a great passion for dancing.


  • Mary Helen Hearld, Daughter
  • Victor Martinez Jr., Son
  • Alex Martinez, Son
  • Raymond Martinez, Son
  • John Martinez, Son
  • Anita Zuniga, Daughter

  • Ruben Martinez
  • DJ Hearld
  • Blanco Valdivia
  • Reyes Martinez
  • Sean Breen
  • Roman Gonzales
  • Greg Valdivia III, Honorary


  • Visitation Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, September 17, 2018

Victor Marquez Martinez

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