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James Martinez Obituary

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of James Martinez of Tecumseh, Michigan, born in Blissfield, Michigan, who passed away on October 15, 2020, at the age of 86, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends are welcome to send flowers or leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.

He was predeceased by : his parents, Ramon Martinez and Maria Navarro Martinez Madrid (Madrid); his wife Maria Antonia Ybarra; his step-father Casimiro Madrid; his siblings, Tony Martinez, Henry Martinez, Raymond Martinez, Paul Martinez, David Martinez and Maria Louisa Martinez Valdez (Jose); his nephew Ernesto Martinez; his niece Beatriz Martinez; and his siblings-in-law, Vicenta Cruz, Guadalupe Ybarra and Manuel Cruz.

He is survived by : his children, Sylvia Wallace (Pat), James Martinez (Jennifer), Jacqueline Hickman (Tracy) and Rebecca Martinez; his grandchildren, Alex Wallace (Ashley), Shane Wallace (Brianna), Joaquina Cessna (Jacob), Gabryelle Martinez (Greg Pfieffer) and Aren Wallace; his great grandchildren, Madix, Julian, Oliver, Zaylyn, Lincoln, Nova and Jameson; his sister Lydia Guzman (Felipe); his step-brother Rufus Madrid; and his siblings-in-law, Emily Martinez, Ofelia Miles (James), Juana Navarro (Abel), Diana Delgado (Ernie), Maria Elena Castillo (Chayo), Angie Martinez, Deborah Ybarra and Domingo Ybarra (Patricia). He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Monday, October 19th 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home (2959 N Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI 49221). A rosary was held on Monday, October 19th 2020 at 7:00 PM at the same location. A mass of christian burial was held on Tuesday, October 20th 2020 at 10:30 AM at the Saint Mary of Good Counsel Catholic Church (305 Division St, Adrian, MI 49221).

Funeral arrangement under the care of
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home



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Oct 19

Visitation

J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI 49221

Mon

Oct 19

Visitation

J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI 49221

Mon

Oct 19

Rosary

J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI 49221

Tue

Oct 20

Mass of Christian Burial

Saint Mary of Good Counsel Catholic Church
305 Division St, Adrian, MI 49221

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