Obituaries: Maria Martinez Medina

OTTUMWA-Maria L. Martinez Medina, 82, of 126 Adella St., died at 1:25 p.m. April 26, 2017 at Ridgewood Specialty Care in Ottumwa.

She was born January 21, 1935 in Tangancicuaro, Michoacan, Mexico to Marcelina Medina Mercado and Pedro Martinez.  Maria married Manuel Macias Cobarrubias and he preceded her in death.

She moved to Reno, NV in 1997 and moved to Ottumwa in 1999.

Surviving are her children, Manuel Macias of Mexico, Pedro Macias of Fresno, CA, Ana Zabala of Mexico, Alejandro Macias of Reno, NV and Maria Merida of Ottumwa; 23 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Maria Luisa Barajas of Mexico.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Father James Betzen CPPS officiating.  Cremation will follow the services.