Salvador Martinez passed away peacefully on August 5, 2020 at the age of 92.
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He was born in Laredo, Texas on September 20, 1927. He came to Billings, Montana in late 1940s to work in the beet fields. He then went to work for the railroad and lastly for Long Construction. In Billings he met his wife, Valeria Guzman. From that union there were born five children.
He is predeceased by his wife, Valeria, son, Salvador Martinez, Jr., his brother, Rudy and sister, Dora Duran. He is survived by his children, Margie Flores, Linda (Juvenal) Hurtado, Concha (Chris) Thimsen, and Amelia (Mike) Eller, 14 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, brothers, Benny of California and Alfredo of Colorado and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place and he will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Billings. Due to Covid 19, a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Special thanks to Lasting Legacy Assisted Living for their love and tender care. Condolences may be shared at smithfuneralchapels.com