John Martin Martinez




Aug 4, 1937 - Apr 15, 2018

John Martin Martinez passed away early Sunday morning, April 15th, after a long struggle with Lewy Body Dementia.John was born August 4, 1937, to Cruz and Priscilla (Galindo) Martinez in Oklahoma City. After graduating from Mt. St. Mary High School, John joined and was a very proud member of Bricklayers International Union No. 5 of Oklahoma for 63 years.John was a talented brick mason as well as a past Business Agent of the Local.

John is survived by Danna, his wife of 59 years, his children--Roque and his wife, Debbie; John D. and his wife, Teresa; and Milissa; his grandchildren--Daniel & Kate, Amanda & Isaac, Nathan, and Justin & Katarina.He was blessed to have 4 great grandchildren-- Lucy, Aubree, Ben, and Miranda.He is also survived by his brother and sister, Vincent and Monica, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.John was a kind and loving man, wonderful father and grandfather.

The family wishes to extend its heartfelt gratitude to the caregivers at Sommerset Neighborhood Assisted Living and Life Spring Hospice.

Visitation will be 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 19th, at John M. Ireland & Son Funeral Home, Moore, OK.


Prayer service will be Thursday, April 19th, at 7 p.m. with the mass of Christian burial on Friday, April 20th, at 10 a.m.Both services to be held at St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral, 307 NW 4th Street, OKC.



Gary and Linda Chaffin commented on 18-Apr-2018 02:40 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Martinez family. - Gary & Linda Chaffin


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