John Martinez, 64, of Burlington, died at 5:12 AM Friday, February 28, 2020, at the Great River Hospice House.
Born October 22, 1955, in Fort Madison, he was the son of Fredy and Hope Maria Ortiz Martinez.
John worked at IAAP for over 20 years.
He was a 1974 graduate of Burlington High School.
John was a member of the Moose Lodge and Iowa State Sheriff's Deputy Association. He enjoyed listing to a large array of music, and loved raising his Shelties.
Survivors include one sister, Anna Maria (Mike) Gordon of Plano, TX; one niece, Erin and two nephews, Shane and Ryan; one aunt, Carmen Bloanos of Arizona, and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM Friday, March 6, 2020 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The memorial service for Mr. Martinez will be 10:00 AM Friday, March 6, 2020, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Ft. Madison following the service.
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