Obituaries

Jose E. Martinez

August 27, 1935 - July 8, 2019

Jose E. Martinez

Obituary

Jose E. Martinez, 84, passed away July 8, 2019 at Rockford, Illinois. He was born August 27, 1935 in Medellin, Colombia, son of Jose M. and Irene (Lotero) Martinez.

Jose retired from Chrysler in Belvidere after 38 years of loyalty. Jose worked as a dance instructor for some time. Dancing was a hobby of his and loved to listen to music. He would also do work as a wedding photographer and videographer on the side.

Jose is survived by his nephews, Luis Jimenez, William Presley, Oskar Jimenez; and his cousin, Luz Jurado. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Irene Martinez; and siblings, Rosa, Edilma, Dolly, Dario, and Mario Martinez.

A visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. A funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services. Estella Hernandez to officiate. Memorials in Jose’s name may be made out to the family. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Thursday, July 11, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008.

Friday, July 12, 2019
1:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services.

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Martinez, we are here to celebrate your life
And the measure of its worth
And every single life you touched
While you were on this earth.
Thank you, dance instructor, videographer, and true friend. But most of all, thank you for always encouraging us to live life to the fullest.
Rest In Peace Martinez, we know you are in a better place , where and you can now dance again.

Jorge Arroyave 2019-07-10T20:26:22

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