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Frank Martinez

October 20, 1945 — February 25, 2024

Frank Martinez passed away peacefully at the age of 78, surrounded by his family on February 25, 2024. He was born on October 20, 1945, in Memphis, Texas. In 1965, Frank married his beloved wife, Diana. Together they had six children Melissa, Frank Jr, Yvette, Frank John, David, and DeAnn. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. 

Frank spent most of his life working, he retired as a crane mechanic from Northwestern Steel and Wire after 30 years. He continued to provide for his family by being a custodian at Jack Mabley Center.

Frank loved to watch football and baseball; he was a big Cubs fan. He also enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, gardening, listening to music, being with friends, singing and playing the harmonica. He loved to share and reminisce on stories and memories, as well as telling jokes. 

Frank was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, and his loving wife Diana. 

Frank is survived by his Aunt Minerva (Nene) Cabrera; Children, Melissa (Rick) Anspach, David, DeAnn; Grandchildren Priscilla, Rickey (Brigette), Julian, Dj, Justin (Kathryn) Breanna (Jerry), Rhiannon (Gilberto), Jizelle, Avan, Liliana; Great Grandchildren Mari’niya, Reyna, Aaliyah, Izayis, Jacob, Naomi, Robyn, Johnny, Aiden, Xander; Sister Betty; nieces, nephews, and cousins.



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