Viola A. Martinez

Viola A. Martinez

Of Los Cordovas, went to be with our Lord on 03/28/2021 after a short illness. She was born on 12/10/1934 to Jose Archuleta and Anita Roybal. She was preceded in death by her Grandparents Silas & Josefa Roybal, parents Jose Archuleta & Anita Roybal, loving husband Ted V. Martinez, infant daughter Maria, son Ted P. Martinez, brother Aurelio “Joe" Montoya, sister Cecilia Fernandez, Aunt (who helped raise her) Cesaria “Cice" Roybal, and adopted sister Rose Roybal. She is survived by her daughter Beatrice Martinez, grandchildren; Ted V. Martinez (Andrea), Johnny Martinez (Vanessa), and Lisa Sanchez(Jose). And great-grandchildren; Johnny C. Martinez, Justin Martinez, Vrianne Martinez, Brandon Martinez, Tyler Martinez, Angelique Sanchez, Gabriella Sanchez, and special niece Tammy Roybal. Viola was raised by her grandparents, “The Roybals" after losing her mother at an early age.  Viola went on to meet the love of her life, and they celebrated 70 beautiful years together until Ted's passing in 2017.  Viola had a deep love for all her family and friends.  She was a hardworking, wonderful woman who was known for her fresh cheeses and homemade bread. She battled cancer and won, always giving credit to her dear Lord. Ted and Viola created a legacy that will last many generations. She met her love Ted in school and went on to create a family with him. They loved each other for almost 70 years until Ted’s passing in 2017. Descanse en paz Nainee. Psalm 73:26, My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

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