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Obituary for Dolores "Lola" Martinez

Dolores "Lola"  Martinez
Dolores F. ‘Lola’ Martinez, 80, passed away surrounded by her loving family on November 5, 2017 in Erie, CO.

She was born May 16, 1937 in Walsenburg, Colorado to Lazero and Della (Cordova) Armijo.

On March 19, 1952 she married Philip J. Martinez. They moved to Erie, CO in 1967 from Walsenburg. Lola returned to Walsenburg in 2012, moving to Greeley in 2016.

She had a strong faith in God and was a member of the Catholic Church.

Lola enjoyed reading, watching western movies, doing puzzles, sewing, embroidery and quilting. She made a quilt of each of her 9 children.

She was preceded in death by her husband Philip, son Efrem, daughter Dorrinda and two sisters Josephine Martinez and Louise Maes.

Lola is survived by her children Phyllis Florez and husband Fernando, Rosie Jaramillo and husband Joe, Rick Martinez, Burt Martinez and wife Terry, Brenda Martinez, Jeff Martinez and wife Janell, and Bonny Martinez and wife Angie; 25 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and 12 great great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00pm; Rosary Prayers at 2:00pm and a funeral service at 2:30pm all on Saturday November 11, 2017 at the Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Dinner at 5:00 p.m. at New Horizons Christian Church, 701 Carbondale Dr. Dacono, CO. Cremation will follow at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Inurnment will be at Noon on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Erie, CO. Visit to share condolences.

Life Story for Dolores "Lola" Martinez

Lola lived for her children and grandchildren. She made the best Pork Green Chili & was entered by her neighbor in 2 chili contest & won #1 Best Pork Green Chili both times. Everyone who visited was greeted with open arms & always offered to eat. Every meal she made was delicious with love, her touch, & perfect every time. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery and quilting. She made a quilt for each of her 9 children & several of her grandchildren until she couldn't. She was silly, had a reason to laugh all the time, and left us with a proud full Colorado Native legacy of culture, dance, music and food. She enjoyed watching western movies, and doing puzzles. We will miss you dearly mother, but you will never be forgotten as you have left a part of you in all of us.

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