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Donaciano Martinez

June 26, 1944 ~ July 21, 2022 (age 78)

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Donaciano Martinez was born on June 26, 1944 in Mora, New Mexico to Antonio Jose
Martinez and Felicitas Espinoza.
Don took on the responsibility of a father figure to his brothers and sisters after the
passing of his parents when he was only a teenager.
Don’s siblings include Ferdinando Martinez, Fares Martinez, Margarito Martinez, Samuel
Martinez, Tony Martinez, Benito Martinez, Bernardo Tiburcio Martinez, Willie Martinez, Joe
Martinez, Reynaldo Martinez, David Martinez, Asianita Martinez, Bercy Martinez, and Flora
Martinez.
Don was married to Zandra Geraldine (Servey) Martinez, she preceded him in death as
did their daughter Michelle Theresa Martinez.
Don is survived by daughters DeAnna (Michael) Gonzales, Beatrice (Elias) Hurtado,
Caroline (Henry) Cde Baca, Denise (Anthony) Herrera, Rebecca (John) Martinez, and his son
Donaciano Anthony (Denise) Martinez Jr. Don is also survived by many Grandchildren, great
grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Don served in the United States Navy from April 23rd, 1962 to January 8th, 1968 and
was honorably discharged. Don worked for North American Vanlines for over 35 years, as a
dispatcher and office manager.
Don enjoyed taking trips back home to Mora, New Mexico to visit his family and friends.
He loved the mountains and taking the kids fishing. Don enjoyed his hunting trips with his
buddies and family. He was a musician and played in several bands. He enjoyed the dog races
and gambling up the hill. He loved all of his dogs, Jackie, Lucky, and Frankie.
Don will always be remembered as a man who would always help you and for his
generosity. He will be missed and mourned by all who knew and loved him.

Memorial service for Donaciano Martinez
viewing and service 11am to 1pm Friday August 12th at
Appointed Seed Church
175 S. Julian St.
Denver Co. 80219 ,

Military service at
Fort Logan National Cemetery 2pm,

reception at the VFW hall
5220 W. Warren Ave. Denver, Co. 80227 2:30-5:30pm


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