Kenneth Thomas Martinez, 1945-2011
GYPSUM – Kenneth “Ken” Thomas Martinez, 65, was born in Manhattan, New York on April 9, 1945. He passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 in his Gypsum home.
He is survived by his wife Christina, his children Dawn Marie, son-in-law Chris Candia, Jason Robert, Dyan Theresa, Emily Rose, Laurie Elizabeth, and his two grandchildren Grace Madeline and Gabriel Martin.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his mother Marie Bisbal and his father Pascual Martinez.
He is fondly remembered for his dedication to family, sense of humor, and love of horses.
There will be a viewing for family and friends at the United Methodist Church of Eagle Valley located at 333 2nd St., in Eagle, Monday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. with services following at 11 a.m. A luncheon will follow the services.
In lieu of flowers, it is the family’s wish that donations be made in memory of Kenneth to an account at Wells Fargo Bank that has been set up for his daughters Emily and Laurie, who are 10 and 5 years old.