Maria Garcia Martinez, 73, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2010. She was born on March 6, 1937 in Tivoli to Sabio and Antonacia Esparza Garcia. She worked at Haggar's for 18 years as a housekeeper. She lived most of her life in Robstown, but was currently residing in Plano.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Francisco Martinez; and her son, Frank Martinez.

She is survived by her daughter, Irma Kendall of Plano; four sisters, Beatrice Aleman, Juanita Gomez, Dora Garcia, and Carmen Leal, all of Robstown; two grandsons, Eric Brian Kendall and Aaron Bradley Kendall, both of Plano; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

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