Dorothy Antonia Martinez Garcia, 60, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Meridian Idaho after a courageous battle against cancer.
Dorothy was born January 20, 1957 in Dragerton, Utah, to Josephine Perez and Manual Martinez. The family later moved to South Ogden, Utah, where she was raised. She married Randy Garcia and moved to Idaho. She lived in Kuna, Idaho for 13 years. Dorothy was a homemaker who loved crafting, word puzzles and was happiest when singing in the choir at her LDS Ward in Kuna.
She is survived by her husband Randy; stepson Steven; mother Josephine Perez of Ogden, Utah; step-mother, Gayle Martinez, Roy, Utah; brother Jerry Martinez, Ogden, Utah; one half-brother Sam (Monique) Martinez, Roy, Utah; two sisters, Marie (Bob) Watson, Ogden, Utah; Irene (Dave) Sweatland, Cincinnati, Ohio; several nieces, nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her father Manual Martinez and sister-in-law, Pauline Martinez.
As a family, we thank all the caregivers, doctors and friends who have supported Dorothy throughout her life and especially the ICU nurses at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Meridian, Idaho.
Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on May 18, 2017 at the LDS Kuna 6th Ward, 3305 W. Kuna Road, Kuna, Idaho 83634.
A graveside burial will be held at Evergreen Memorial Park, 100 Monroe Blvd., Ogden, Utah 84401, May 20, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.
Family and friends may offer their condolences at: www.bellavidafuneral.com.