Obituary of Humberto Martinez
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On June 6 1949 Humberto Martinez was born to Isidoro and Albina Martinez; the seventh of
eleven children. He passed his early years in Mexico in Repueblo de Oriente, Nuevo León with
his family. Later in his adolescence, he worked and traveled in the agriculture industry to make
a living with his family.
In 1970 he met the love of his life, Juanita Garza of San Benito, Nuevo Leon. They Married on
December 26, 1970.
They had 6 total kids over the course of the next years: Saul Martinez, Sulema Albina Martinez
de Sánchez, Efrain Martinez , Humberto Martinez Jr, Juanita Martinez De La O and Flavio
Cesar Martinez. He was blessed with many grandchildren, 14 to be exact and also 2 great
grandkids! He worked in Othello most of his life starting with Bruce Farms, and then with Keith
and Paul Stoker, Ochoa Farms, Agro-Horizontes in Chihuahua Mexico, and finally at L&l; L
Farms. After 52 years of working in the farming industry and providing for his family, Humberto
was faced with rising health concerns and retired from L&L; L Farms.
He was blessed with faith in God and shared his faith with his immediate and extended family.
He was happiest sharing the message of God with those that would hear it. He served as a
Eucharistic minister for the church for many years.
After retiring, he moved to Texas, with his wife, to spend time in the sun and to be near his
family and beloved town of Repueblo de Oriente.
After several years, due to medical conditions he moved back to Washington to receive medical
attention for his declining health.
On December 16, 2022 at 9 pm our beloved father was called home to be with God. He is
survived by his wife and all of his kids and 13 of his 14 grandkids.
He is preceded in death by Isidoro and Albina Martínez, Francisca Martinez de Gómez, Ubaldo
Martinez, Dolores Martinez de Pruneda and Sergio E Sanchez Jr.
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