Renee M. Martinez

Monte Vista resident Renee Magdalene Martinez, 38, departed this life on October 16, 2021. Renee was lovingly welcomed into the world on March 12, 1983, the daughter of Ralph Martinez and Paula Valenzuela. Though her time here with us was not nearly as long as we would have hoped for, Renee left us with the love and memories that we will all cherish for a lifetime. She will be remembered as a devoted and caring daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend who loved her Dallas Cowboys, singing and dancing! She was very talented and loved doing arts and crafts. Her biggest joy in life came from spending time with her children and granddaughter. she will be dearly missed.

She will live on through her children Kenneth (Julianna) Martinez, Karicia (Evan) Acosta of Monte Vista, CO;  Desiderio Ceballos both of Monte Vista, CO; granddaughter Amiyah Martinez of Monte Vista, CO; mother Paula Valenzuela, Ralph Martinez both of Monte Vista, CO; sister Francine Martinez-Archuleta of Monte Vista, CO. She was also survived by many other extended family and friends.

Renee was preceded in death by her grandfathers Adolph Valenzuela Sr., Roger Marquez, Joe Martinez,   Aunt June Marquez uncles Adolph Valenzuela Jr., Kenneth Valenzuela and cousin Joe Martinez.

Cremation was chosen and a Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:30 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Alamosa. A Memorial Mass will follow at 10:00 AM also at Sacred Heart Church. Interment will follow at the Monte Vista Cemetery. To leave online condolences please visit The care of arrangements has been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.


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