Efrain Martinez, 54, loving husband and devoted father, fell asleep in death on Nov. 7th. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Yolanda and their children: Andre, his wife Lori, and their daughters Jasmine and Raquel; Tina and her husband Jeremy; Lina, Roman, Vicci and Sandra.
He is also survived by his mother Elisa Martinez, His brothers Mario, Joe and his wife Julie; and sisters Laura and her husband Chris, Sonia and her husband Troy, in addition to many nephews, nieces and family members. Efrain is preceded in death by his father Roman, his sister Delia, and brother Carlos.
A longtime resident of Tacoma and a skilled plumber by Trade, Efrain was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in Albuquerque, NM on July 15th 1965. His strong faith in the bible with a promise of a resurrection on a paradise earth in Gods New World is what he now awaits to be realized, where "Death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain (the things associated with death) be anymore". Rev. 21:3,4
A memorial service will be held @ Mt. Tahoma High School auditorium in Tacoma located: 4634 S. 74th St., Saturday, Nov. 12th @ 2:00 PM.
Arrangements by Edwards Memorial Center. 253-566-1008