Coach Martin C. Perez, 77, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2010 surrounded by his family. He was born on Nov. 12, 1932 in Driscoll to Donacio Perez and Isidra Campos Vasquez.

He was a teacher as well as a baseball and football coach with the Robstown Independent School District for over 40 years, a United States Army Veteran and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

Martin was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Herminia Perez.

He is survived by his son, Martin Ricardo (Laura) Perez of Robstown; his daughter, Minerva (Karl) Juarez of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Elena Magallan of San Antonio, and Petra Romo of Robstown; his grandchildren, Yvette Guerra, Yvonne Perez, Katelyn Gonzalez, and Karly Juarez; two great-grandchildren, Dominic Guerra and Yzabella Guerra; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment with full military honors followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

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