August 26, 1930 - June 15, 2021
Monte Vista resident Eleanor Marie Martinez, 90, passed away peacefully at her home under Hospice Care June 15, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 26, 1930 in Los Valdeses, Colorado, to Roberto Lobato and Rosalba Lopez Lobato. She was united in marriage to Ben F. Martinez on June 28, 1955. They Shared a long and loving union until his passing in 2019. Eleanor was an outgoing and loving person and a special friend to all she met. She was everyone's grandma. She adored her Colorado sports teams, the Broncos, Nuggets, Rockies as well as her college and local school teams. Her devotion to her catholic faith kept her busy and gave her so much comfort throughout her precious life. Eleanor's favorite hobbies were doing cross word puzzles, getting her hair done once a week and being able to have time with her friends. She will be dearly missed. She is survived by her greatest joys, her children Melinda (Stan) Vallejos of Pueblo West, CO; Yvonne Lobato of Alamosa, CO; Denise Gomez, Greg Martinez both of Monte Vista, CO; grandchildren Matthew (Chelsea) Martinez of Monte Vista, CO; Fabian (Sarah) Lobato of Pueblo, CO; Roberto (Paige) Martinez of Santa Cruz, CA; Mikaela Martinez of Davis, CA; Jordan Gomez of Monte Vista, CO; great-grandchild Sean Lobato of Pueblo, CO; former son and daughter-in-laws Dale Gomez of Del Norte, CO; Dora Martinez of Davis, CA. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents Roberto and Rosalba Lobato, husband Ben F. Martinez, siblings Joe Lobato, Julian Lobato, Alberto Lobato, Josie Ciardella, Margaret Lobato, Olivia Aguilar and Neomi Lobato. Viewing and visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 12-4 PM at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Monte Vista. A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held June 29, 2021 at 7:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monte Vista. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM also at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monte Vista. Interment will follow at the San Luis Valley Cemetery. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The care of arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.
Monte Vista resident Eleanor Marie Martinez, 90, passed away peacefully at her home under Hospice Care June 15, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 26, 1930 in Los Valdeses, Colorado, to Roberto Lobato and Rosalba Lopez... View Obituary & Service Information
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