Michael “Maggie” Martinez

Michael “Maggie” Martinez

Age 72, of Ranchos de Taos, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on August 19, 2021.  He is preceded in death by wife, Gloria Martinez, parents, Bennie and Josie D.  Martinez, grandparents, Serapio and Bertha Duran and Fred Martinez and Elena Lucero.    He is survived by his wife, Sandy Martinez, sons, Michael (Dolores), Anthony, Raymond (Carla) and Matthew Martinez (Mary), stepson, Eloy Montoya (Valerie), grandchildren, Sara, Alyssa, Raylee, Reghan, Mattox, Jude, Mateo and Brianah, brothers, Joseph and Bill Martinez, sister, Naomi Cardenas (Richard), uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and many other relatives and special friends. Maggie worked in the Social Services field with many agencies in Taos and was known for his lifelong involvement in sports beginning in high school.  He proudly represented the Taos Tigers in 1967 as the starting quarterback.  Maggie was well known in the community, was down to earth and a friend to all.  He will be greatly missed. Special thanks to his family that surrounded him in his time of illness, the nurses at Mountain Home Hospice, especially Theresa Archuleta and Catherine Haefner and all the special friends who came to visit, called, and brought support to him and his family. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home. To share a memory, please visit our website at www.riverafuneralhome.com

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