Genevieve Martinez

Genevieve Martinez, 72, of East Moline, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at St. Mary’s Church, Moline. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with a rosary at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. A memorial fund has been established.

Genevieve was born June 1, 1943, in Rock Island, the daughter of Daniel and Consuelo (Avila) Avila. She married Lamberto Martinez in 1972, in Rock Island. He preceded her in death in 1980.

Genevieve was a member of St. Mary’s Church. She loved spending time with family, especially taking care of grandchildren, and was a second mother to all her nieces and nephews.

Survivors include her daughters, Juanita (Luis) Mendoza, Moline, and Consepcion “Connie” (Domingo) Bracamontes, East Moline; grandchildren, Daniel, Maricela, Alexia and Julio; great-grandchildren, Tiana, Santino and Nina; and sisters, Sara (Ruben) Reyes, Moline and Consuelo (Antonio) Sandoval, Moline. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Domingo Jr., three sisters and three brothers.

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