MISSION – Esteban "Steve" Martinez, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.
He was born to Agapito and Maria Martinez on Dec. 9, 1960, in Mission.
Survivors include his wife, Monica Martinez; children, Esteban Omar Hernandez, Moises Daniel Hernandez, Aaron Emmanuel Martinez, Roxanne Marie Martinez, Samantha Marie Martinez, Casandra Michelle Mueller and Amanda Lee Martinez; siblings, Maria Gricelda Phelan, Alicia Zapata, Santos Martinez, Hipolita Sandoval, Agapito Martinez Jr., Modesto Ornelas, Irene Alaniz, Silvia Martinez and Eduardo Martinez; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded him in death by his parents; sister, Christina Martinez-Morales; daughter, Savannah Martinez; and son, Samuel Martinez.
A funeral service was held on July 21 at Legacy Funeral Home in Edinburg. Interment followed at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.