Mercedes- Benigno Martinez Olivarez, 90, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at his residence in Mercedes, Texas.
He was born on February 13, 1932 to Mr. Florencio Martinez and Mrs. Tomasita Olivarez in Mexico.
Mr. Martinez is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Micaela Soto Martinez; his brothers, Gregorio Martinez; his sisters, Margarita Martinez, Olivia Martinez and Micaela Martinez.
Left to cherish his memories are his sons, Jose Guadalupe Martinez (Yolanda), Benigno Martinez (Rosie Rodriguez); his daughters, Nora Mena (Jose G.), Maria C. Mena (Jose L.), Ofelinda Martinez (Rafael Carvajal); 20 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Benigno Martinez Olivarez is scheduled for Friday, September 2, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Holy Rosary at 6:00 pm at Salinas Funeral Home- Chapel of the Heavens. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 9:00 am at Val Verde Memorial Gardens in Donna.
Funeral Services have been entrusted to Salinas Funeral Home of Elsa.