Julio Antonio Martinez

julio martinez

April 12, 1947 ~ October 6, 2023

Born in: Alamosa, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Julio Antonio Martinez, 76, passed away on October 6, 2023, after a long illness. He is survived by his Loving wife, Linda Martinez; Children, Mike (Lori) Martinez, Michelle (Ray) Gallegos, Melissa (Chris) Garduno, Matt (Brittney) Martinez, Shane (Ty) Altis, Alejandro (Debbie) Quintana, and Crystal (Steve) Finley; Grandchildren, Steve Martinez (Casie Arellano), Marcus (Madison) Martinez, Derek Martinez, Angelica Rodriguez, Felicia Gallegos, Justin Gallegos, Raychelle Vasquez, Raymond Gallegos Jr, Damian Gallegos, A.C Garduno, Jayce Martinez, Baylee Martinez, Kelli Griffis, Shane (Rebecca) Altis, Ashley Altis (Devyn Fontana), Rachel (Joe) San Miguel, Kaleb (Golda) Darling, Malikai (Samantha) Maes-Whitlock, Hayleigh (Sterling) Atencio, Steven (Bryanna) Finley, Zadrien Valerio and Ayonna Finley; Great-Grandchildren, Chloe, Aj, Liam, Milo, McKenna, Antonio, McKenzie, Delicia, Emaleigh, Annaleigha, Landon, Baby Atencio, Arabella, Nova, Tinsley, Levi, Xavier, Violet and Vivianna; Siblings, Pete (Rose), Tobias, Don, Zita (Jr), Ron (Sue); Numerous nieces and nephews; Godsons, Johnny (Vivian) and Anthony; and Special Friends, Ken & Louie.

Preceded in death by his Mother, Soccoro Santana; Father, Tony Martinez; Sister, Madeline Fernandez; and brother-in-law, Kelly LaDuke.

Julio was born on April 12, 1947, in Alamosa, Colorado. He worked at the Belmont Square Apartments as maintenance and the Pueblo Mall. He really enjoyed fishing, making crosses along with other crafts, spending time with his family, and sharing all of his Humor. He also loved watching football and loved his beer!

The family would Like to thank All staff with Sangre De Cristo Community Care who cared for Julio Martinez during this time. They were like Angels and made sure we didn’t have to walk through this journey alone.

Cremation has taken place at Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorials and donations may be made to Sangre De Cristo Community Care, 1920 Valley Dr., Pueblo, CO  81008, in memory of Julio Martinez.

Online Condolences at www.montgomerysteward.com


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  1. CandleImageMay the peace of our God be with you during this time and His love bring comfort to you Linda and your family.

  2. CandleImageSome of my best childhood memories with Juilo, listening to Key Largo and making French toast with Pumpernickle bread. Peace and love to entire family.

  3. CandleImageDear Linda and family,
    You are all in our thoughts at this time as Julio went to be with our lord. Blessings to you and your family.

  4. Eternal rest grant unto Julio, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen. May almighty God bless us with his peace and strength, the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

  5. CandleImageHey aunt Linda and family. We love you much and appreciate all the love and work you did for uncle Julio. With all the love and healing we can send. Jose, Zita, and family.

    To uncle Julio I love and miss you much. Thank you to both for being an incredible example of marriage and love.

  6. CandleImageTio Julio,
    You will be missed dearly. I will always remember your smile and laughter. Rest in peace. Thoughts and prayers 🙏❤ for the family

  7. Dearest Linda and family,
    I am so glad you were able to step away and help shepherd your beloved Julio home to the Lord. Blessings and peace to you.
    Karen Sorensen Akin, and all your friends & clients from SRDA

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