Victoria S. Martinez, 83, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010. She was born on March 6, 1927 in Calallen to Santiago and Catalina Lopez Sandoval. She was a Catholic, a Guadalupana, and a lifelong resident of Robstown but had been residing in San Antonio the last seven years of her life.

She was preceded in death by Gregorio Martinez Sr.; and her daughter, Norma Nino.

She is survived by her children, Roberto (Carla) Martinez of San Antonio, Jose Guadalupe (Rosa) Martinez of Robstown, Ricardo (Elizabeth L.) Martinez of Corpus Christi, Daniel (Dolores) Martinez of San Antonio, Gregorio Martinez Jr. and Maria Alicia Silva, both of San Antonio; her brother, Porfirio Sandoval of Arizona; two sisters, Maria Encarnacion Martinez of San Antonio, and Paula (Genaro) Medrano of Robstown; son-in-law, Arturo Nino; 19 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 at St. Mary's Mission in Calallen. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010 at St. Mary's Mission in Calallen, with burial following at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.