September 19, 1954 – July 4, 2018
Salvador Gonzalez Martinez, Sr. Burley, ID, age 63, was born September 19, 1954 to Ramon & Dionisia Gonzalez Martinez in Edingburg, Texas. Salvador chose to become free on the 4th of July 2018 at the U of U Medical Center surrounded by loved ones after a valiant fight of heart disease.
In the early part of 1971, Salvador met the love of his life, Sonia Llerenas, which lead to their marriage in Dec. of that same year. They were blessed with 5 wonderful children throughout their 47 loving years of marriage.
Salvador worked for 42 years at Ore-Ida/ McCain’s but retired 2 years ago due to his heart. He loved to play pranks, tell extravagant stories, spend time with family & friends, travel, & eat at buffets. Salvador’s presence was eminent as he was dearly loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed by his family, friends, & co-workers. Salvador is survived by his wife Sonia, their children & spouses, Salvador Jr., Javier (Michelle), Angel (Ronae), Angelica, & Raquel (Sergio). His brother Mario (Estella) Martinez, & grandchildren, Alexis, Erin, Saige, Sierra, Keana, Sariya, Atlanta, Beyonce, Trevon, Sadee, & Syri. He is preceded in death by his parents.
A Rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday July 13th at the Little Flower Catholic Church in Burley, ID followed by services at 11:00 a.m.