Hipolito (Paul) Martinez


(Feb. 5, 2007)

Funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 10, at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church for Hipolito (Paul) Martinez, who died Feb. 5 at his Powell home at 412 Sunlight Drive. He was 83.

He was born Aug. 13, 1923, in Sinton, Texas, son of Jose Martinez and Juanita (Bustmante) Martinez. He married Dolores Cervantez on Nov. 3, 1947, at Childrens, Texas, where they lived before moving to Wyoming.

He was retired from service as head custodian at the Cabre Gym at Northwest College.

Survivors include his wife Dolores of Powell; two daughters, Jane M. (Rick) Escalante of Riverside, Calif., and Helen M. (Ken) Walsh of Powell; two sisters-in-law, Margirita M. Vasquez and Juanita M. Hernandez, both of Florida; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Manuel; a daughter, Maria; two brothers and three sisters.

Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery Tuesday, Feb. 13. Thompson Funeral Home handled arrangements.