As of Monday, August 4, 2014
Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, Diane G. Martinez, 57, of Sunnyside went to be in the arms of her Savior on Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Sunnyside.
Diane was born Oct. 1, 1956 in Sunnyside, the daughter of Santiago and Enedlia (Vasquez) Guajardo.
Diane received her education in Sunnyside and graduated with the high school class of 1974.
On July 31, 1976 she married the love of her life, Rick J. Martinez in Sunnyside.
Diane was the city clerk for the city of Mattawa for six years.
She is survived by her husband, Ricardo J. Martinez of Sunnyside; two sons, Ricardo (Amy) Martinez Jr. and David (Tanya) Martinez, all of Selah; two grandchildren, Mason and Alyssa Martinez; three sisters, Janie (Javier) Cervantez of Toppenish, Patty (Chuck) Nelson of College Place and Elma Guajardo of Outlook; three brothers, Jessie Guajardo of Henderson, Nev., Alvin Guajardo of Yakima and Alonzo Guajardo of Las Vegas, Nev.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Santiago and Enedlia Guajardo; and two brothers, Arturo Guajardo and Santiago Guajardo Jr.
Viewing will be held today, Aug. 4, 2014, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.
Those wishing to sign Diane’s online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com.
Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.