Rachel Martinez, 55, of Grandview died on Thursday, Jan.6, 2011.

She was born Oct. 3, 1955 in Toppenish to Cecil and Eleanor Martinez.

She is survived by one son, Fernando Martinez of Pasco; two daughters, Sylvia Gomez of Kennewick and Lori Aguilar of Oceanside, Calif.; five grandchildren; her mother, Eleanor M. Martinez of Grandview; siblings, David Martinez, Alice Alexander, Elizabeth Hernandez, Rosie Brown, Rosilie Cordova, Josie Molina, Jimmy Molina, Teresa Perez, Frances Vacaneri and Frank Vacaneri.

She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil; brothers, Danny and Zeke; and one sister, Yolanda.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at 1 p.m., at Riverview Baptist Church, 4921 West Wernett Road, Pasco. 99301.

Smith Funeral Home LTD and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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