Yolanda Martinez of Pleasanton, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at the age of 63. She was born in Verdi on August 3, 1953 to Joe A. and Abelina Lina (Paez) Huizar. Yolanda was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was her husbands partner in their business and assisted in every aspect of their farm. Yolanda and her husband Gene would have been celebrating their 42nd wedding anniversary, March 8.
She is survived by her husband, Gene Martinez; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Martinez; parents, Joe and Lina Huizar; mother-in-law, Maria Martinez; siblings including, brother, Adolph Huizar and wife Susanne; sister, Erlinda Huizar; sister, Judy Johnson; brother, Eddie Huizar and wife Becky; brother, Armand Huizar and wife Gina; brother, Charlie Huizar and wife Ermalinda; brother, Michael Huizar and wife Sabrina; sister, Rebecca Lopez and husband Jesse; brother, William Huizar and wife Yolanda; brother, John Huizar and wife Marcie and her precious grandchildren, James Allan George, III, Eugenio Antonio George and Marina Elizabeth Gene George.
- is preceded in death by her son, Gene Anthony Martinez and her brother, Andy Huizar.
Visitation was held at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 4 – 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. A funeral Mass was also celebrated at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 10 a.m., followed by interment at St. Joseph Cemetery in Leming.
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