Mary J. Martinez, 85, of Denver passed away October 3, 2020. She was born March 9, 1935 in Del Norte, Colorado, the daughter of Edward Ernest Duran and Sarah Rachel Valdez.
Mary is survived by her sons, Isadore E. Baca, Jr., Christopher J. Baca Sr., and Paul Ronald Martinez; grandchildren Michelle (Kevin) Archuleta, Chris Baca Jr., Joella (Marin) Toledo, Rosalie Baca, Veronica Marinez, Isaiah (Valerie) Baca, Phillip Baca, Monica Baca, Steven Baca, and Shyenne Duran, seventeen great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; brothers Antonio (Barbara) Duran, Tito (Anita) Duran, Abel (Phyllis) Duran.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard R. Martinez, her sons Ronald A. Baca, Steven G. Baca and Eugene D. Baca, grandson, daughter-in-law Dorothy L. Baca and many other relatives.
A Celebration of Mary's Life will begin with a Rosary at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at All Saints Catholic Church, followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:00 am, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at All Saints Catholic Church with a reception to follow.