Tanislado ‘Tiny’ Martinez
A Mass of Christian burial for Tanislado “Tiny” Martinez, 66, of Clinton, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, officiated by father Thomas Pudota.
A Rosary will be at 6 p.m., Thursday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.
Martinez was born Feb. 20, 1947, to Clyde and Santos (Lemon) Martinez in Frederick, and died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in the Integris Clinton Regional Hospital emergency room.
“Tiny” was raised in Tipton and attended his schooling there and in Butler. He was married to Andrea Martinez on Dec. 18, 1964 in Butler.
He and Andrea lived their lives in Clinton where he worked on the construction of new Hobby Lobby stores in various locations. He had been retired since 2008.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Slim and Clyde, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Andrea, of the home, his children, Sylvia Cervantes and her husband, Jose Cervantes, Janie Lopez and her husband, Silvano Vargas, Andrea Torres, Tanislado Martinez, II and wife, Tiffany, Raymond Martinez, Tina Mares and husband Humberto, Andrew Martinez, Rosemary Flores and her husband Lino, Billy Joe Martinez; four sisters, Sara Gonzales, Toni Camposa, Janie Martinez and Francis Martinez; and three brothers, Jessie Martinez, Joe Martinez and Pete Martinez.
He is also survived by 43 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in the Clinton Cemetery, under direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.