Rey Martinez
VFW Post 4031 Life Member - Marines

BORN 1931 DIED 2022



Memorial service
Jul, 28 2022
Fort Logan National Cemetery
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Rey, a Durango native, passed away on July 2nd, 2022. He was surrounded by his family physically and in prayers. 

Born in Durango in 1931, he attended Sacred Heart Church and Durango Public Schools. After graduation from DHS, he joined the United States Marine Corps and eventually was stationed in Korea during the war. 

Rey was a teacher and counselor in Durango Public Schools for 30 years. He coached, drove a bus, and did maintenance and painting. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Matt and Emma, sister Cecila, and a daughter Mary Jo. 

He is survived by his wife Susan, sons, Rey Jr. (Sonia), Andrew (Bayli), Tom (Alyssa). Daughters Diane, Teresa (Sam), five granddaughters and one grandson. Sisters, Josephine, Karmen, brothers Clair and Matt. 

A memorial service will be held at Fort Logan National Cemetery on July 28th, 2022 at 1:30PM. All friends and family welcome.

Since Mr. Martinez was a Life Member of VFW Post 4031, the Post's Charter will be draped in black cloth for thirty days. The following are photos of the ceremony.



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