Rosa Maria Martinez “Rosie”, passed away February 22, 2013, in Oroville, California.
Rosie was born September 23, 1952, in Kokomo, Indiana. She was a Gridley High Alumni, class of 1972.
Rosie was preceded in death by her parents, Fidel and Aurora Martinez, sisters, Anita and Norma; brothers, Frank, Daniel and Fidel Martinez.
She is survived by brother, David Martinez, of Corcoran, California; sister, Maria Martinez, of Roseburg, Oregon. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial mass was held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Gridley, on Friday, May 3, 2013, at 8 a.m. with Father Avram Brown officiating. A memorial will be placed for her at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery, followed by a private family ceremony at sea.