2018-03-14 / Obituaries

Alejandro ‘Alex’ Martinez


Alejandro “Alex” Martinez, a resident of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018, at 3:33 p.m. in Conroe at the age of 65 years, 11 months, and 9 days. Alex was born March 21, 1952, in San Antonio, the son of Jose M. and Crisanta Saenz Martinez.

Alex attended Floresville High School. He continued his education at UTSA and received his CPA in Austin. He worked for many years as a Certified Public Accountant. Alex married Linda Ramirez on Jan. 4, 1995, in Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Alexander Julian Martinez; and his siblings, Arnulfo Martinez, Pilar S. Martinez, and JoAnn Montoya.

Alex is survived by his beloved wife, Linda Martinez of San Antonio; stepchildren Sharon Cousins of Arkansas, Nancy Esquivel and husband Mario of Dallas, and Janis Hurtado and husband Robert of Irving; siblings the Rev. Joe Martinez Jr. and wife Lorene of Colorado, the Rev. Simona Rodriguez and husband Florentino of Alice, Celia Martinez of Floresville, Tina Ochoa and husband Alfred of Portland, Arthur Martinez of San Antonio, Alice Foster and husband Daniel of San Antonio, and Lenora Briseño and husband Mike of La Vernia.

Visitation was held on Friday, March 9, at 6 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. in the Emmanuel Assembly of God Church in Poth.

A funeral service was held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the church, officiated by Pastor Jason Montoya.

Interment followed in the Emmanuel Assembly of God Cemetery in Poth.

Serving as pallbearers were John Montoya, Arthur L. Martinez, Ronnie Estrada, Craig Guevara, Rudy Sifuentez, James Ochoa, and Arthur S. Martinez.

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