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Donato  "Don" Martinez

Obituary for Donato "Don" Martinez

January 12, 1925 - October 20, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 93

... He embraced all those that entered his world with open arms and an open heart...

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Donato "Don" Martinez, age 93, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Laredo, Texas on January 12, 1925, to the late David & Efigenia Martinez. San Antonio, Texas became his home for over 72 years. He was inducted into the US Marine Corps. during World War II and was stationed in Jacksonville, Florida where he met the love of his life, Betty Crosby.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Netha Elizabeth "Betty" Martinez, his sisters Irene Hernández and Ofelia Gutiérrez. He is survived by numerous nephews, nieces and great nephews and nieces.

He was an extraordinary Uncle! He embraced all those that entered his world with open arms and an open heart. He will be missed by many but above all, we will hold him dear in our hearts forever!

On behalf of the entire family, we express our most heartfelt gratitude to all those that touched his life so genuinely during his last few years. Your loving care and devotion was always present.

Above his stairway to heaven, his lovely wife awaits for him as they dance their way into eternal life!

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018, Porter Loring Mortuary North.

ROSARY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018
7:00 PM
PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH

SERVICE
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018
10:00 AM
PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH

Entombment will take place at Chapel Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Special thanks to pallbearers: Allen Castro, Daniel Gutiérrez, Orlando Gutiérrez, Eduardo David Hernández, Nicolas Ricardo Hernández, Lorenzo Valencia and Steven Valencia.

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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