Norma Martinez (1936-2017)

Norma Martinez (1936-2017)

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce that our wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Norma Martinez began her heavenly journey on August 28, 2017 at the age of 81. Norma was born on March 27 1936 in Fillmore. Where she was raised on Rancho Sespe Ranch. She was a long time resident of Fillmore. She graduated from Fillmore High school in 1954. After many years of raising her children she returned to the workforce, working for Fillmore Unified School district as a teacher aide. She work many years at the High School and Continuation School. Norma has inspired and encouraged many students in the High School. So many students have memorable stories about her from her time at the High School. After many years with the FHS family, she retired in 1994. She enjoyed life traveling and going on adventures with her family.
Our mom Norma is survived by her husband of 49 years, Leo, daughters Peggy (Art) Escoto, Carol(Jorge) Palomares, Melinda(Adam)Harma, Corinna(John) McGill, Jazmin Martinez, sons Fred(Rose)Tepesano and Rocky Tepesano and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her mother Rosa Ramirez, father Tiquio Ramirez, 2 sisters, a brother and her daughter Arlene Carrillo.
Services will be on Thursday Sept 7, 2017 at the Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, 600 Central Ave, Fillmore, CA 93015 Friends and Family viewing will be from 6-7pm, rosary to follow at 7-8pm.
Friday Sept 8, 2017 at 10am Catholic Mass will be at St. Francis Assisi Church 1048 W. Ventura St, Fillmore, Ca 93015 Burial will follow at the Bardsdale Cemetery, Reception will follow burial at the St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall.