Manuel O Martinez was born in Cañon, Colorado on July 28, 1932 and passed away in Menifee, California on October 22, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 42 years Joyce Martinez; 5 children Christopher, Mark, Michael, Patrice, & Joe; 5 grandchildren, & 6 great-grandchildren.
Manuel proudly served his Country in the Marine Corps and after 23 years retired as Lieutenant Colonel. He stayed very active and finished his master’s degree. He then went on to be a High School Principle and Educator for another 18 years. His hobbies included doing puzzles and wood-carving.
A memorial service with military honors will be held at Riverside National Cemetery on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 11:45 a.m.
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