Raul Martinez, Sr.
Our beloved Raul “La Guera” Martinez, Sr., 86, of Austin, was called by our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.
Mr. Martinez was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Maria Q. Martinez, his mother and father, Gil and Virginia and children, Raul, Jr., Jose Rene, Felipe De Jesus, Richard, Pauline, and Julian and grandson, Miguel A. Delgado.
Mr. Martinez is sur
vived by his loving children, Oralia (Antonio) M. Delgado, Juan (Cathie), Armando (Gloria), and Cynthia; brothers and sisters: Julian, Gil, Jr., Paula Zapata, Carmen Garcia, and Virginia “Vicky” Rodriquez; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Martinez’s longtime companion, Leonor Garcia and close friend, Joann Escamilla.
Visitation began at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2015, with recitation of Holy Rosary at 7 p.m., at Mission Funeral Home Heritage Chapel, 1615 E. Cesar Chavez St. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 a.m. on Saturday at San Francisco Catholic Church, 9110 Hwy 183, Austin, Texas, with interment following at Assumption Cemetery.